These special days are a great opportunity for Home Educator families to visit the museum at a quieter time (we don’t take any school bookings on this day) and to take part in additional activities aimed at those children who would be in Years 1 – 9 were they at school. We don’t take any school or group bookings on this day, however we do offer a limited number of tickets to general public visitors.
• Full access to the museum galleries (including under 5’s areas)
• A mix of bookable and drop-in activities for children aged 5yrs+
• 10% discount in the Gift Shop all day (only available on 8th March and to booked HE families)
• 10% discount off the Eureka! Annual Pass (only available on 8th March and to booked HE families). This must be purchased before 3pm on the day.
Online bookable science workshop:
As Creatives Present: Best of British Women in STEM
Times: 45min sessions at 10.30am, 11.45am, 1.30pm, 2.45pm.
Suitable age range: 5-14yrs.
Celebrate International Women’s Day by joining As Creatives for The Best of British Women in STEM, a drama-based workshop bringing to life the achievements of some of the (often unsung) many British women who have pushed the boundaries of science. From the daughter of a poet who became the mother of computing, to a motorbike mechanic turned aircraft engineer to a food scientist who went into space, these women changed the world
On the day drop in workshop: Building Bridges
Suitable age range: 5-11yrs
Think like engineers in our bridge building challenge! Can you build a bridge that can survive our wind and earthquake tests? Design, build, test, and improve your bridges in this fun, cross-curricula activity that links to forces, maths, and design, as well as problem solving, creativity, and teamwork.
Suitable for children 5yrs+
Trail through our Galleries: Women in STEM Trail
Throughout the day, collect from the Hub.
Discover how women have changed the world in our gallery trail. Explore the exhibits at your own pace and find out more about some incredible women in STEM.
All bookings should be made online via Bookwhen, we are unable to take bookings over the phone.
Payment must be made at the time of booking and if you are an existing Annual Pass holder, you’ll need the email address linked to your account.
Bookings will close at 4pm on Wednesday 6th March 2024 (or earlier if capacity is reached).
If you have any queries regarding booking tickets please email email@example.com