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Museum Engineers

All Museum Engineers play sessions are linked to our collections and let you playfully discover STEAM based topics. 

Book online in advance | £5.98 per child, including one accompanying adult

Roll the dice. Get your challenge. And play away.

All Museum Engineers play sessions are linked to our collections and let you playfully discover STEAM based topics. Get your engineering challenge for the day by rolling dice. The rest is up to you. You can freely choose from the variety of exciting play equipment that could become anything from a den to a giant ball run, a car or a rocket - giving you the opportunity to playfully explore and fire up your imagination to fulfil your challenge in any way you see fit.

Designed for all ages

What you need:

  • One very playful grown-up to be with you throughout your Mini Museum Engineers adventure. We know from experience that all mums, dads, uncles, aunties, older siblings, grandparents, carers are perfectly qualified for this role as no previous engineering experience and (only) a whole lot of love for play is needed.

What you get:

  • A VERY playful introduction to engineering.
  • Experimental exploration and invention! From experience, we know that lots of weird and wonderful exploring and inventing is happening during our open-ended play sessions.
  • A safe and relaxed space.
  • Expertise! Our amazing experts from the Learning Team will encourage you throughout. They are experts in playful engineering. That means they are curious, they persevere, are imaginative, love solving problems and teamwork. They will happily offer their expertise and support you when needed.

Good to know:

We have changed the way we offer our sessions for now, so everyone is as safe as possible and relaxed throughout. As part of this we have limited the number of families attending our sessions. These sessions are bookable online to help us keep within our reduced capacity, which allows for social distancing between households/childcare bubbles in our spaces. Offering timed sessions also gives us opportunity to sanitize playthings between sessions keeping you all as safe as possible. 

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