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Transport Tots

Every Monday, 10am-11.30am (Term time only)

Venue: Streetlife Museum

For all those Under 5s with cars, trains and planes onthe brain! All your Transport Tots favourites (free playwith toys, books, puzzles and baby corner) plus a welcomesong, craft activity, story and opportunity to explore on ourtransport theme of the week. Free, includes a drink.…

Object Handling

Every Thursday, 12.30pm-2.30pm

Venue: Hull Maritime Museum

Look out for the hands on desk where our volunteers will help you investigate objects from our handling collection. The topic this summer is whaling. Objects include a massive vertebra from a whale's back bone and a harpoon used by Hull whaling men. Suitable for all…

AniMotion Exhibition

Saturday 9 July to Sunday 4 September 2016

Venue: Hull Maritime Museum

AniMotion is a unique exhibition exploring the exciting world of animation through interactive artworks and activities. Created by some of the UK’s most imaginative and award-winning artists, visitors will investigate an origami city over-laid with ever-changing sound and light, be transported into the world of…

Mini Masterpieces - Sun Prints

Tuesday 30 August 2016, 10am-11.30am & 1pm-2.30pm

Venue: Hull and East Riding Museum

Create some beautiful images on sun print paper with natural materials. Leave the paper in the sun and develop in water to see what happens! Free Drop-in. Suitable for Under 5s.

Rhythms of West Africa

Wednesday 31 August 2016, 10am-12pm & 1pm-3pm

Venue: Wilberforce House Museum

Join us for a extraordinary exploration of West African culture using drumming, percussion, music and dance. The workshop is led by a professional drumming expert who will have you dancing and drumming to the rhythms of West Africa in no time. We expect this extremely…

History Makers - Cops and Robbers

Saturday 3 September 2016, 9.30am-12.30pm

Venue: Hull History Centre

Keep Hull free from trouble - design a police badge and build a jail. Free drop-in.

Please Touch! Object Handling Session

Thursday 8 September 2016, 10.30am-12.30pm

Venue: Hull and East Riding Museum

Join the archaeology curators in the Prehistoric Galleries for this unique opportunity to handle objects from the museum stores. From the Mesolithic to the Bronze Age, enjoy the chance to examine our collections up close. See how they were made, guess how old they are,…

Costumed tour of the Georgian Houses

Thursday 8 September 2016, 2pm -3pm

Venue: Wilberforce House Museum

Explore our local craft making past as our costumed guide takes you on a tour of clocks, silver and furniture that rivalled London in its quality.  Situated next to Wilberforce House Museum, this fine example of Georgian architecture stands as a testament to the wealth…

Collections Conservation Roadshow

Friday 9 September 2016, 12.30pm-3.30pm

Venue: Hull Maritime Museum

Join the Hull Museums Curatorial staff as they guide you through the challenges and joys of caring for objects hundreds of years old. Discover how to identify and date photographs; why not bring in your own old photographs. Pick up some hints and tips on…

The History of ‘Hands on History’

Saturday 10 September 2016. Tours available 1pm, 2pm and 3pm

Venue: Hands on History Museum

Join us for a short tour of the Hands on History Museum exploring the history of one of Hull’s oldest buildings before it became a Museum. Currently the Museum, in the old Grammar School where William Wilberforce once studied, houses the story of Hull and…