Home Educators

We run regular Home Educator days where no other educational groups are booked in for the day, so you and your family can explore the museum and take part in our unique, educational shows and activities.

Our next Home Educator day is on Friday 14 September 2018

Bookings taken from the 13 August 2018, on a first come, first served basis. Bookings close at 5pm on Thursday 13 September 2018


  • £11 per child (aged 3yrs+)
  • 0-2yrs free when accompanying an older sibling
  • 1 free adult for each paying child, additional adults £6 each


What’s included?

  • Full access to museum galleries
  • Hands-on sessions led by enablers
  • Bookable ‘The Science of Superheroes’ workshop
  • Complimentary drinks voucher for café, for this day only
  • 10% discount in Gift shop for this day only
  • 10% off an annual pass

How do I book?

  • Book by calling us on 01422 330069 and asking for Coral or Jenny Goodall
  • Bookings are taken on a first come, first served basis
  • Payment must be made at the time of booking so please have your credit or debit card details with you when you phone to book
  • Once your booking has been made, we’ll send you confirmation via email

Activities on the day:

  • The Science of Superheroes Show

      In this brand new 45 minute show, we’ll investigate the amazing powers of superheroes, using experiments and demos to recreate the amazing feats of invisibility and super strength. Plus we’ll explore the spectacular superpowers of the ultimate superhero, Mother Nature!

    To be booked in advance

  • Stop Motion Animation

      Pop along and have a go at Stop Motion Animation and make your own short film, plus have a go at creating your own comic strip.

    Available between 10.30am and 3.30pm

  • Early years Gallery Enhancement

      We’ll be adding extra activities to our Early Years galleries during the day, look out for members of staff in the Early Years Galleries at the following times:

    SoundGarden – 11am – 12pm
    Desert Discovery – 2pm – 3pm

  •  Fusion: Adventures in Digital Art

    Experience Fusion  – an exhibition of digital art by artists from around the world! Digital art is really, really cool. That’s why the folks from The Lumen Prize scour the planet looking for the best, most exciting artworks being created each year. This new gallery will be available in our Spark gallery on both the 1st and 2nd floor.


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