For Families

A Grand Day Out

Events & Activities for Families including Museum of the Moon
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! 

Little Hands On

Little Hands On logo

Next one is on Tuesday 5 March
Every month, especially 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.

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Author Talk with Lauren James - UCLan Publishing: Children’s STEAM prize

Author Talk Children’s STEAM prize

Tuesday 19 February
Lauren's third novel The Loneliest Girl in the Universe has been shortlisted for UCLan Publishing's STEAM Book Prize which celebrates science, technology, engineering, arts and maths in fiction.

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Half Term Planetarium Shows

Thursday 21 February
Come and visit us for a fascinating, fun and interactive planetarium show which will take you on a journey through space.

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Museum of the Moon Autism Friendly/Quiet Hour

Museum of the Moo photo by Neil Jamesn

Thursday 21 February
During Quiet Hour, the gallery will be closed to the public so that people on the Autistic Spectrum (and children who need a quieter environment to enjoy the museum) and their families can explore the Moon exhibition in their own way, free from hustle and bustle.

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Harris Code Club

Coding on screen

Sunday 3 March
Join @all_about_code for our monthly Harris Code Club! This club is aimed at children aged 7 years and over, but everyone is welcome to join in (including adults!). In this first session you can have a go at coding to create games, music, hack Minecraft and even control NeoPixel.

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