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.
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Scent Bottle Treasure Hunt

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Saturday 5 September

Be a detective - sniff out the clues to unravel the story behind Mrs French's massive scent bottle collection.

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

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Hands On at the Harris

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Saturday 19 September

…does just what it says on the tin! Drop into the Harris and get stuck in.
You can stay for 15 minutes or for longer – it’s up to you.

Today: Hands On History - Cottoning On

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

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Family Egyptian Balcony Tour

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Saturday 26 September

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

What time? 11-11.40am           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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Harris Museum and Art Gallery

Market Square,
PR1 2PP 

T 01772 258248 (office 10am-4pm)
T 01772 905414 (event bookings)
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Opening hours:

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

Please note Harris Library hours
are different:

FREE entry

This week's events


Thur 3 Sept, 2.00-2.45pm
Tour: An Architectural Gem
FREE, Drop in


Fri 4 Sept, 10.30-11am
Little Hands On Story Time
Under 5s and carers
FREE, Drop in


Sat 5 Sept, 1.30-3.30pm
Scent Bottle Treasure Hunt
Ages 5-12
FREE, Drop in



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