For Families


Take a look here for our special family events - from 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 22 October

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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"Sew What!" Workshop

Hands On at the Harris

Saturday 29 October

You are invited to join artist Elnaz Yadzani for this free experimental stitching workshop. Ever tried to make a picture with a plastic needle and unusual threads? Elnaz will show you how!

What time? 11.00am-1.30pm        For ages? 6-12yrs   Cost? Free

 Do I need to book in advance? Please book at the museum shop on 01772 905414.


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Little Hands On

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Tuesday 1 November

Every month epecially for our younger visitors, Little Hands On uses stories, art, singing, games and crafts to introduce little ones to some of the fascinating things you can see in the Harris.

What time? 11am–12 noon           Age? Under 5s and their carers
Do I need to book in advance? No, just turn up            Cost? Free

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Little Hands On Story Time

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Friday 4 November

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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Harris Museum and Art Gallery

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PR1 2PP 

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Our opening hours are changing on 6th November 2016. Current hours are below.

Museum, Art Gallery & Library

Mon 10am-5pm
(11am Museum/Art Gallery)

Tue 10am-5pm

Wed 10am-8pm

Thur 10am-5pm

Fri 10am-5pm

Sat 10am-5pm

Sun 11am-4pm

IT Centre Computers open 9am daily, except Sundays 11am

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Daily 10am-4pm, except Wed 11am-7.30pm & Sun 11am-3.30pm


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