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Sensory play sessions

NOW FREE FOR MUSEUM VISITORS!

 

Come along to our monthly sensory play sessions, where under 5s explore a different theme each time and get hands on with crafts, interactive activities, songs, stories and more. Come and join the fun!

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August

Toy town

This summer get hands-on with our collection, create your own toy, and become a child (all ages welcome!) Join our team as we explore, discover, learn, and play with objects from the collection. From wartime toys and Victorian school games to VR and puppets, we’ve got you covered as we fire your imagination. Find out more soon.

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30 October to

3 November

Spooky Sailors

As the nights get darker and the weather turns colder, let us dive into the dark and spooky stories of the sea. This October half-term, join us for some gruesome stories and creepy crafts themed around the sea and coast.

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March - November

Community café

Fancy a brew and a chat in the museum's cafe while you explore a different historical topic each time? Join members of our curatorial team as they showcase objects, stories, or archives from the museum's collection, all following a themed topic.

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15 and 16 June

Animal heroes

The RSPCA is the world’s oldest and largest animal welfare charity and we’ll be holding a little party to celebrate its 200th birthday. Explore our RSPCA exhibition, play party games, make your own animal prints, and see how the organisation helps animals in lots of different situations. Let’s not forget some special four-legged rescue rats as we also look at how animals are superheroes.

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September

Heritage Open Days

Celebrate local history with Heritage Open Days as we explore the history of theatre. The museum is located on West Bar in Sheffield, once the home of the hustle and bustle of the city's theatre district. Discover how the Blitz never stopped the show and how community spirit, entertainment and music were always top of the bill. More info coming soon.

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7 and 8 December

A 1940s Christmas

Get your dancing shoes on as we celebrate the community spirit of the 1940s with live music, dance, re-enactors, displays, storytelling, crafts, meet Father Christmas, magic and more!

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20 July

The Butcher of Woburn Abbey:
A Case Study by
Dr Chris Aris

This interactive talk will teach you about the real-life case at Woburn Abbey concerning the unexpected discovery of multiple sets of human skeletal remains. Led by forensic anthropologist, Dr Chris Aris.

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19 October

The Butcher of Woburn Abbey:
A Case Study by
Dr Chris Aris

This interactive talk will teach you about the real-life case at Woburn Abbey concerning the unexpected discovery of multiple sets of human skeletal remains. Led by forensic anthropologist, Dr Chris Aris.

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March - November

Tours and talks

Want to know more? Join one of our new tours or talks as we delve into some truly fascinating topics. Our tours and talks programme is brand new so please bear with us while we provide more info on dates, times, and topics.

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