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Events & Activities

February Half Term

Family Activities

Wednesday 14th February

1.00pm – 3.00pm
Thumb pots

Enjoy creating your own clay pot using the age old method of thumb.  Surprise yourself with how easy it is to construct a usable pot with not too much effort.

Friday 16/2/18

1.00pm – 3.00pm

Animal masks

Tiger, Lion, Monkey, which one are you?  Come along to the museum and decorate your mask to suit your personality.

NOTE: Unless otherwise stated, activities run from 1pm to 3pm and carry a charge of £1 per child to cover the cost of materials.

SORRY NO ORGANISED GROUPS ALLOWED. We regret that these are family events we do not have the capacity to accommodate any child minding or organised groups.

All children under 16 must be accompanied by an adult to gain entry to the museum.

For further details of activities call the main reception number 01642 813781.

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.



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