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Making a Mess Under 5s Club at Preston Park Museum

Clubs & Classes, Pre-School Classes

Making a Mess – Under-5s Club at Preston Park Museum is a  drop in for messy crafts, stories and playtime, based on a different theme from the Museum & Grounds.

Refreshments are available for children and grown-ups.  No need to book, just turn up on the day.

Every Friday during term time, 10am-12 noon. Free with museum admission.

For more information visit Making a Mess Under 5s Club

Explore Preston Park Museum & Grounds

Get ready for one amazing journey as you step through the doors of Preston Park Museum!

Discover the Hall and its treasures. Experience what life was like in 1895 as you take a stroll down our replica Victorian Street. Outdoors let the kids explore our fantastic Adventure Play Park, complete with an impressive tree-top climbing frame and a dedicated area for toddlers.

  • Explore the history and discover the ambitions of the two families that made Preston Park what it is today – the Fowlers (Georgian era) and the Ropners (Victorian era).
  • See the famous The Dice Players painting by Georges de La Tour. Parts of this gallery are temporarily closed until summer 2022, whilst we transform the space.
  • Discover how life has changed for people of Stockton over the last 200 years, including toys as well as everyday household appliances and what they did for entertainment.
  • Regular programme of temporary exhibitions. This space provides the opportunity for organised groups to display their own objects and archives, supported by those from the museum’s collection.
  • The shops on the Victorian Street are run by volunteers and whilst we do try to ensure they are open, there may be some occasions when they cannot due to availability.

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