Blackburn Museum and Art Gallery

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Contact Details:
Tel: 01254 667 130
Contact Email:
museum@blackburn.gov.uk
Website:
www.blackburn.gov.uk/server.php?show=nav.256
Address:
Museum Street, Blackburn

Blackburn Museum and Art Gallery As one of the first purpose built free museums to open outside of London in 1874, Blackburn Museum and Art Gallery houses a rich and fascinating collection coverin...

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Discover Arts Award
This is an exciting programme for children aged 7-10 years old to take part. No experience is necessary. Day One: Everyone takes part in creative workshops with Drama and Visual Art specialists, gets to know each other and the hidden treasures of the museum. Day Two: Develop ideas with Artists, leading to an explosion of creativity, which families and friends can come to watch at the end of Day Two.
Activity Cost:
Age Range: 7 - 11
Normal Number of CU Learning Hours: minutes
Availability:
7
11
Get Crafty
These free craft sessions are drop-in. They are aimed at children from toddler age to 12 years. All children must be supervised by an adult. The crafts will take about 20-30 minutes and the children can take home whatever craft they make. Every Saturday 12 - 4pm Also Wednesday, Thursday and Friday during school holidays.
Activity Cost:
Age Range: 4 - 12
Normal Number of CU Learning Hours: minutes
Availability:
4
12
Museum Trails
Various trails for the children to complete. They have to answer questions about different parts of history from the displays in the museum. Trails are clearly marked with the Children’s University logo at the museum.
Activity Cost:
Age Range: 5 - 11
Normal Number of CU Learning Hours: minutes
Availability:
5
11
Museum Visit
Pop down to Blackburn Museum and Art Gallery and have a look at all the exhibits they have. Talk to one of the museum staff about something you have learnt.
Activity Cost:
Age Range: 5 - 11
Normal Number of CU Learning Hours: minutes
Availability:
5
11