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Events all year round Under 5s

Every Sunday at the Museum of London and Learn, play and explore in our regular sessions
Saturday at the Museum of London for under 5s and their carers during term time
Docklands, plus during the school holidays, and the holidays.
we put on FREE family events that support Find out more at
learning at school as part of a great day out! www.museumoflondon.org.uk/families

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Events include:
• storytelling For our full programme of events for
• workshops children of all ages or for more information
visit www.museumoflondon.org.uk
• drama
/families or call 020 7001 9844. Sign
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Museum of London Museum of London Docklands
150 London Wall, London, EC2Y 5HN West India Quay, London, E14 4AL

Barbican, St Paul’s, Moorgate West India Quay (14 mins from Bank)
Liverpool Street, City Thameslink Canary Wharf (11 mins from Waterloo)
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19-27 February 2011
www.museumoflondon.org.uk/halfterm
Spend the day together as a family If you’re looking for something fun and free for all the family to do then visit the
Museum of London and the Museum of London Docklands for a great day out
that everyone can enjoy!
Free events at the Museum of London Free events at the Museum of London Docklands
Sharpen up Crazy creepy crawlies Docklands at war Isambard Kingdom Brunel
Sat 19 & Sun 20 Feb, 11am – 1pm & 1.30-3.30pm Wed 23 Feb, 11-11.30am, 12-12.30pm & 2-2.30pm Sat 19 Feb, 12.30-1.30pm & 2.30-3.30pm Wed 23 Feb, 12.30-1pm, 2.30-3pm & 3.30-4pm
Find out how prehistoric people made stone tools. Find out about the bugs and insects that live at the Hear stories of Docklands during wartime and create Meet Isambard Kingdom Brunel, the great engineer
FREE 5+ Museum of London then make your own colourful your own identity card to take home. of bridges, ships and much more.
creepy crawlies to take home. FREE 5+ FREE 5+
Putting your finger on it FREE but tickets allocated on arrival 2-5 yrs
Sat 19 & Fri 25 Feb, 12.30-2pm & 2.30-4pm Boggling puzzles Enter a Victorian photograph
Find out about inventor Francis Galton and have a Saxon machinery Sun 20 Feb, 12.30-1.30pm & 2.30-3.30pm Wed 23 & Fri 25 Feb, 12.30-1.30pm & 2.30-3.30pm
go at some real science. Thu 24 & Fri 25 Feb, 11.30am – 1pm & 1.30-3pm Design and create your own unique puzzle games to Create fictional Victorian characters then dress up
FREE 5+ Come and see a Saxon lathe in use and find out what take home. and enter a photograph from the time.
fantastic things it has produced. FREE 5+ FREE 7+
Edmund and his comet FREE 5+
Sun 20 & Mon 21 Feb, 1-1.30pm & 2-2.30pm & Wind and sails Paper science
3-3.30pm Explosive history! Mon 21 Feb, 11am – 12.30pm & 1.30-3pm Thu 24 Feb, 11.30am – 1pm & 2-3.30pm
Hear the story of how this Londoner showed that Sat 26 & Sun 27 Feb, 12.30-2pm & 2.30-4pm Experiment with wind, sails and more, then make Does paper always tear in a straight line? Come
science could explain the appearances of a comet. Visitors to Vauxhall Pleasure Gardens were treated your own kite to take home! and have a ripping time with our conservators and
FREE 5+ to spectacular nightly fireworks. See if you can FREE 2-5 yrs experiment with different types of paper.
recreate the magic in this art workshop. FREE 5+
How did they make that? FREE 5+ Transforming objects
Mon 21 Feb, 12-2pm Tue 22 Feb, 12.30-1.30pm & 2.30-3.30pm The ghost chicken of Pond Square
Find out how medieval craftsmen made everyday Characters from history: Isambard Give unusual objects in our collection a new life Thu 24 Feb, 12.30-1pm, 2.30-3pm & 3.30-4pm
items such as pins, buckles and buttons. Kingdom Brunel using collage and computer animation. Discover the story of the first frozen chicken.
FREE 5+ Sat 26 Feb, 1-1.30pm, 2-2.30pm & 3-3.30pm FREE 5+ FREE 5+
Meet Isambard Kingdom Brunel, the great engineer
London bones of bridges, ships and much more. Cars and planes The marvellous story of Vincent Lunardi
Tue 22 Feb, 11.30am – 12.15pm, 1-1.45pm & Tue 22 Feb, 11.30am – 12pm & 1.30-2pm Fri 25 & Sun 27 Feb, 12.30-1pm, 2.30-3pm &
2.30-3.15pm FREE 5+ 3.30-4pm
Find out all about cars and planes made in London.
What can we learn by studying skeletons? Discover Characters from history: 1920s lift FREE 5+ Join us to hear the story of Vincent Lunardi and his
the secrets bones hold. attendant amazing flight.
FREE but tickets allocated on arrival 5+ Sun 27 Feb, 1-1.30pm, 2-2.30pm & 3-3.30pm FREE 4+
Perfect planes Meet one of the lift attendants from Selfridges and
Impossible engineering
Tue 22, Wed 23 & Thu 24 Feb, 12.30-2pm & hear about some of the new inventions that can be Sat 26 Feb, 12.30-1.30pm & 2.30-3.30pm
2.30-4pm bought in the store.
Cut and paste parts of machines, buildings and
Learn the science behind making the perfect paper FREE 5+
boats to make a digital collage of fantastic imaginary
plane, then make your own. creations.
FREE 5+ FREE 5+
Paper science – rip, blot, colour and trace
Wed 23 Feb, 11.30am – 1pm & 2-3.30pm
Does paper always tear in a straight line? Come
and have a ripping time with our conservators and
experiment with different types of paper.
FREE 5+

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