It wouldn’t be an Easter school holiday without a jam-packed schedule of delights and surprises at Birmingham Museums. With a range of spring-themed arts and crafts to get creativity blooming, and sprinkling of fairy magic at Aston Hall, let little ones’ imaginations run wild this Easter!
Uncover hidden museum treasures at Birmingham Museum & Art Gallery
It’s all about discovering museum treasures at Birmingham Museum & Art Gallery. Uncover a treasure trove of history with a range of object handling sessions. Pull history into the 21st century with the chance to make your own Egyptian mummy or Anglo Saxon helmet! Leave the museum feeling inspired by the great history of the world.
A visit from the Easter Dinosaur at Thinktank, Birmingham Science Museum
Be enlightened and entertained at Thinktank. Immerse yourself in the world of science with Thinktank’s hands-on exhibits. Be wowed by the outdoor Science Garden, take part in a fun LEGO building workshop and lose yourself to the stars in the Planetarium.
And don’t forget that the Easter Bunny doesn’t visit Thinktank, but the Easter Dinosaur does! For some egg-cellent extra fun during your visit, take part in the dinosaur egg trail around the museum with the chance to win a dino prize.
Get lost in Wonderland with the fairy tale takeover at Aston Hall
There’s a fairy tale takeover happening at Aston Hall this Easter! Aston Hall will be transformed into Wonderland on 1st April, full of all things weird and wonderful. Meet Alice, the Hatter and the angry Queen as you explore the beauty of Aston Hall.
On 30th and 31st March enjoy half price entry to Aston Hall to celebrate the opening of Walls Have Ears, an Arts Council Collection exhibition which marks the Hall’s 400th anniversary..
Unleash your inner Easter artist at Blakesley Hall
What better time to be artistically inspired than at Easter at the beautiful Blakesley Hall. Tuesdays and Thursdays over the Easter holiday, there’s a range of unique craft sessions that little ones can get involved in. Create your own Easter cards, plant pots, and spring sun catchers.
On 30th and 31st March enjoy half price entry to Blakesley Hall to celebrate the opening of Nature’s Presence, an Arts Council Collection exhibition. Explore for a discounted price with all the family.
There’s even more to enjoy!
There are lots more fun, creative Easter activities at Museum of the Jewellery Quarter, Sarehole Mill, Weoley Castle and Soho House.
To find out more and see ticket prices visit birminghammuseums.org.uk/whats-on