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Family Activities

Events & Activities

February Half Term

Tuesday 18th February - Storytime

Sessions starting at 11am, 12pm, 1pm and 2pm

Education Room

Watch a story unfold on the big screen as the storyteller reads it!  in Education.

Free event. Limited places available, tickets available from reception.

Wednesday 19th February - Selfie Station

10.30am to 3.00pm

Nelson Room Gallery

Enjoy dressing up and taking photos in the Nelson Room with our costumes and pop up photo frames.

Free, drop in activity

Wednesday 19th February - Jellyfish Crafts

Drop in session  1.00pm – 3.00pm

Education Room

Make a lovely jellyfish.

Drop in family activity. £1 per child, tickets from reception.

Thursday 20th February - Board Game Bonanza

10.30am – 3.00pm

Nelson Room Gallery

Chill out in the Nelson Room with lots of different board games to enjoy together.

Free, drop in activity.

Friday 21st February - Koi Carp crafts

1.00pm – 3.00pm

Education Room

Make a bright and cheerful Koi carp windsock to float in the breeze.

Drop in family activity. £1 per child, tickets from reception.

Museum by Me – Your opportunity to be an exhibition curator!

During February

Tees Valley Museums would like to create an exhibition of objects selected by YOU!

To take part in this exciting opportunity pick up an entry card from the museum reception. Choose one oblect from the museum you like, find interesting,reminds you of something or that you have a story about.  Sketch it and tell us why you have chosen that object.

Don’t forget to leave your name and contact details on the entry card to be in with a chance of working with a local artist to re-create your object and produce a talking label that will accompany it in the Museumby Me exhibition.  The exhibition will be displayed across Tees Valley Museums.


Previous Summer event

Try our Trails

50p each, available from Museum Reception, small prize on completion.

 Find the Faces

Using the pictures provided find the 15 faces within the museum.

I Spy Trail

Your challenge is to find 26 objects within the museum begining with all the letters of the alphabet.

Linthorpe Art Pottery Trail

An outdoor 20 minute stroll from the Dorman Museum to the site of the original Linthorpe Pottery highlighting buildings and places of interest from the late 1800s.