Families

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View some of the events and activities hosted by Kingston Museum and Kingston History Centre as part of our family learning programme.

For more information on our upoming events or to view our full programme of events go to What's On.

Kingston Museum's Living History Corner

Step back into the past and immerse yourself in Kingston's history.  Try on clothes and accessories from different eras in our new Living History Corner at Kingston Museum.

This is a free activity for all the family and is open subject to Kingston Museum's opening times - Thurs-Sat 10am - 5pm.
 
 

Saturday Snappity - February and March Dates

Saturday Snappity are storytelling and craft sessions for under 5's. Each week features engaging activites such as music and crafts based on weekly themes inspired by Kingston Museum. 

The session start at 10:15 am and run for approximately. 1 hour.

Each session costs £2 per child and can be booked on Eventbrite, click Snappity below to be taken to out eventbrite page.

Our next dates are:

17 February 2023

2 March 2024

23 March 2024

Quirky Kingston

Quirky Kingston - a free tour of Kingston Museum hosted by Julian McCarthy
There are 2 tour times at 2.15-3:15 and 3:30-4:30 

October 14th 2023

November 25th 2023

December 16th 2023

A family friendly, drop in drop out tour of some of the more quirky and unusual objects in our collection, hosted by Julian McCarthy, a qualified Kingston tour guide. Suitable for all ages.
These events are very popular, so please cancel if you can't attend then someone else can come in your place.

"Went on their (KIngston Museum's) Quirky Tour and discovered so much about Kingston and surrounding areas that was fascinating. Highly recommend." review on google, Nov 2023

Click the image below to go to book your place on Eventbrite.

Muybridge and the Time Travelling Camera

Travel back in time with Kingston Museum and meet Eadweard Muybridge in this family friendly film!

As part of Year of Muybridge we collaborated with Tim Wheatley , animator of children's TV shows Peppa Pig, The Night Zookeeper and Footy Pups to create this short film all about Eadweard Muybridge.