For Families

artyFrom Little Hands On for the under fives, to Arty Explorers, Time Explorers, Hands On and lots more for ages 5-12, there's something for everybody to see and do! 

Children under 10 must be accompanied by an adult.

Family Egyptian Balcony Tour

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Saturday 28 May

Climb up high to get a closer look at the sights and stories of Egypt on our famous Egyptian Balcony.

What time? 11-11.45am           Age? 7+ Max. 2 children per adult
Do I need to book in advance? Yes, call 01772 905414    
Cost? £1 adult/50p child

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Time Explorers

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Tuesday 31 May

Today: Preston Dock

Drop in to discover more about Preston Dock - find out about the cargoes, the boats, and what was lurking under the river bed ... and make a boat to take home.

What time? 1.30-3.30pm   Suitable for? Ages 5 -12

Do I need to book in advance? No   Cost? Free


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Little Hands On Story Time

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Friday 3 June

Every month, join us in the Discovery Room for story time!

What time? 10.30am–11am           Age? Under 5s and their carers
Do I need to book in advance? No, just turn up            Cost? Free

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Hands On at the Harris

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Thursday 2 June

Today: Funny Feet

Make a fantastic funny foot-shaped puppet. Inspired by Sally O'Reilly's shoe in our Nothing Happens, Twice exhibition.

Time?  1.30pm–3.30pm                       For ages? 5 -12
Do I need to book in advance? No      Cost? Free

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Harris Museum and Art Gallery

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Mon                    11am - 5pm
Tues – Sat          10am - 5pm
Closed Sundays & Bank Holidays

Please note the museum, art gallery and library will be closed until 12.30pm on one morning in June 2016 to enable essential staff training.  We will update details as soon as possible.

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