Staying at home: Explore a museum or art gallery

Staying at home: Explore a museum or art gallery

a8030cf2bf15c601ebefcc0bd0669cdd.jpgWith a bit of time on your hands you could take the kids almost anywhere in the world to explore a museum without having to factor in the journey or battle with crowds. Why not see if you can find something linked to the topics they have been working on at school recently?

Birmingham Museum & Art Gallery – take a virtual tour of the collections, including the Staffordshire Hoard. Includes links for VR headsets.

British Motor Museum - Exciting activities for you to enjoy together at home. Families can take part in quizzes, puzzles and science experiments with videos to watch with their ever popular resident scientists – Dr. Pumpkin & Professor Pickle!

Museums Worcestershire - an exciting programme of activities, videos and interactive fun. 

Warwickshire Museums - Visit this page for weekly posts of activities you can do at home from our past events and activities at the museum. There will also be a weekly post from our Arty Tots team for activities suitable for the under 5's.

Wolverhampton Art Gallery - You can take a virtual tour of Wolverhampton Art Gallery. Wolverhampton Arts and Culture has over 18,000 items in its collection, which range from objects relating to Black Country history and ancient fossils, to old master paintings and contemporary sculptures.

Coughton Court - Take a virtual tour of the house and gardens.

Leamington Museum and Art Gallery - Several online workshops for young children and adults, all of which are now 1fea84d576d583398cd57190575e793b.jpglive on their YouTube channel. The most relevant for children would be the Arty Tots sessions and Creative Kids sessions which are specifically for children.

Forge Mill Needle Museum - A birds-eye view of the fascinating Forge Mill Needle Museum in Redditch, Worcestershire. With grateful thanks to (c) John James Photographer/Videographer.

Wythall Transport Museum - Take a virtual tour or you can even have a ride on a virtual bus!

British Museum, London – Take a virtual tour of their collections including Egyptian mummies and The Rosetta Stone. Explore their interactive timeline with Museum of the World

Natural History Museum, London – Take a virtual tour – perfect for dino-mad little ones! Includes a tour of the Hintze Hall’s star specimens by Sir David Attenborough.

V&A Museum, London - From ancient Chinese ceramics to Alexander McQueen evening dresses, take an incredible journey through 5000 years of human creativity.

RAF Museum - Take a virtual tour of their historic hangars including Bomber Hall.

Tate Britain - Discover the artworks in curated displays from all four Tate galleries.

Nicola Maile

Nicola Maile

Local Mum of two boys and editor of Raring2go! in Solihull and South Warwickshire.

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