What’s On

Events & Activities

Family Activities

Summer 2018

Purchase your tickets from the museum shop.

Friday 17th August

1.00pm – 3.00pm

Animal Masks

Design an animal mask so you can change into an Animagus.

Wednesday 22nd August

1.00pm – 3.00pm

Dragon Wings

Decorate a pair of colourful wings to dress up as a dragon.

Friday 24th August

1.00pm – 3.00pm

Hand Puppets

Decorate a fantastic beast hand puppet to take home and play with.

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

Tickets should be purchased from the museum shop.

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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