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Spring Holiday family fun

Join us over the Easter holidays—there’s lots to discover. Try out a hands-on activity, watch a fantastic free live show, and peek behind the scenes of our collection.

Drop-in activities

Visitors taking part in a family activity at the National Science and Media Museum

Date: 15–19 and 22–26 April
Time: 10.30–15.30
Where: Makespace, Level 4

Drop in to our workshop and get crafty! Have a go at making your very own ‘brain hat’ that will tell you all about how your mind works.


Live shows

Visitors watching a family show at the National Science and Media Museum

Where: Wonderlab Studio, Level 3

Enchanted Wood family show

Date: 20–21 April
Time: 12:30, 14.00

Embark on a journey to learn about the science of light in this illuminating interactive show.

Event information and tickets

Exploring Space family show

Date: 27–28 April
Time: 11.00, 12:30, 14.00, 15.30

Experience space in a whole new way with this rocket-fuelled live show. It’s out of this world!

Event information and tickets


Collection tours

Family visitors taking part in an activity at the National Science and Media Museum

Date: 23–27 April
Time: 13.15
Where: Meet in the Kodak Gallery, Level –1

Join a member of our curatorial team on a voyage of discovery, and get a behind-the-scenes glimpse at some of the museum’s treasures.

Event information and tickets


Early Birds at Easter

A child placing his hands on the heat-sensitive wall in Wonderlab

Date: Saturday 27 April
Time: 08.30–10.00
Where: Across the museum

Early Birds is a special event for families with children who have an Autism Spectrum Condition, anxiety disorder, or Special Educational Need that means they would benefit from a quieter, more relaxed museum opening.

Event information and tickets


Treasure Hunters app

A group of visitors playing with the Treasure Hunters app on a mobile device

Accept challenges, create your very own tour of the museum, and battle against your friends and family with our app, Treasure Hunters (recommended for ages 5+). Taking part is as easy as taking a photo.

Treasure Hunters is free to download—get it from the App Store or Google Play and get ready to explore, snap and score!