Make your own mini museum (and many more fun activities!) with Museums Worcestershire
Looking for some family activities where you can learn all about local history and art too? Museums Worcestershire have it covered with online family activities hub. Make your own mini museum, craft a colourful Mayflower ship, or even design your own kimono!
Discover Worcester’s part in the Civil War
Did you know that Worcester played a key part in the English Civil War? Learn just how important the City and The Commandery were to the outcome of this epic battle, and watch a video to see the history come to life!
Walk like an Egyptian!
How did an Egyptian collection end up in Worcester City Art Gallery & Museum? Learn more about our fascinating collection, see some amazing objects and learn how they were discovered: https://www.museumsworcestershire.org.uk/avada_portfolio/egyptian-collection/
Meet Connie the Victorian Housemaid!
Ever wondered what life was like working as a servant in Victorian times? Meet Connie the Housemaid at Hartlebury Castle and watch the video she has made showing you all the chores she has to carry out below stairs.
Worcestershire Museums also have some lovely exhibitions that you can access from your homes - perfect for children who love learning about history:
Roman Worcestershire: On Tracks of Iron & Salt exhibition – now online
Discover the story of Roman Worcestershire, take a 360-degree tour of Bays Meadow Roman Villa which once stood in Droitwich, and enjoy Roman-inspired craft activities for the whole family.
Mayflower 400 exhibition – now online
Follow the story of the Pilgrim’s dangerous trip from Plymouth, UK to Plymouth in the USA in 1620. See fascinating Native American objects and discover the story of Droitwich local Edward Winslow who was an important person on the voyage. You can also make your own Mayflower ship at the end!