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‌Booking events

All events are free but some must be booked. To book an event email or call 01334 46 1660. Please include an emergency contact number with your booking.

If you would benefit from an audio description during or before an event please let us know at the time of booking.


Baby MUSA Time

First Friday of the month, 10:15am-11:15am
Held every month, Baby MUSA Time allows your little one to discover some of the fantastic things found in museums through stories, songs, art and messy play. This drop-in activity is for pre-school children and whoever looks after them. The MUSA Learning Loft provides a place to relax, park your buggy and enjoy time with your children.

Friday 3rd February      Bugs and Beasties


Out of the Box: Angels

Most Sundays in December, 1pm-3pm (All ages)
It’s nearly that time of year again when an angel sits atop a tree. Gather inspiration from around the museum to recreate your own angel. Warning: may involve glitter!

Christmas Crafts

Bell Pettigrew Museum of Natural History
Thursday 8th December, 3:30pm-4:30pm (age 5+)
Craft your own animal-themed gift tags, cards and decorations inspired by some of your favourite Christmas creatures in the Bell Pettigrew Museum. All materials provided. Free, drop-in. Children must be accompanied by an adult.