Hands on History

Hands on History

Bringing history to life through participatory activities aimed at the whole family.

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  • Monday 21 April
  • Girl with miners cage experiment

    MON 21 APR

    Become a Mining Scientist

    Geevor Tin Mine Museum, Penzance

    Run by: Geevor Tin Mine Museum

    Become a scientist for the day at Geevor Tin Mine and have a go at all our mining science experiments placed throughout the site.

  • Discover the story of chocolate

    MON 21 APR

    Chocolate Unwrapped

    The Eden Project, St Austell

    Run by: Eden Project

    Unwrap a world of chocolate at the Eden Project and explore the rich story of this ‘food of the gods'. Our interactive trading game t…

  • Winter in the Trenches

    MON 21 APR

    FREE

    Hull at War: The First Great War for Civilisation

    Hull People's Memorial Exhibition & Learning Centre, Kingston upon Hull

    Run by: Hull Remembers

    We are focusing on a wide variety of themes throughout the 2014-2018 anniversary years, the emphasis being very much on Hull and the Ea…

  • French and British troops detonating Mills...

    MON 21 APR

    WW1 Discovery Day

    Staffordshire Regiment Museum, Lichfield

    Run by: Staffordshire Regiment Museum

    Discover what life was like for serving soldiers during the Great War

  • Belsay Hall

    MON 21 APR

    Easter Adventure Quest

    Belsay Hall, Castle and Gardens, Nr Morpeth

    Run by: English Heritage - North of England

    Adventurers wanted! Meet characters from the past with stories of times gone by - maybe a king, a butler, a Roman centurion or even a m…

  • Brodsworth Hall

    MON 21 APR

    Easter Adventure Quest

    Brodsworth Hall and Gardens, Doncaster

    Run by: English Heritage - North of England

    Adventurers wanted! Meet characters from the past with stories of times gone by - maybe a king, a butler, a Roman centurion or even a m…

  • Housesteads Roman Fort

    MON 21 APR

    Easter Adventure Quest

    Housesteads Roman Fort, Hexham

    Run by: English Heritage - North of England

    Adventurers wanted! Meet characters from the past with stories of times gone by - maybe a king, a butler, a Roman centurion or even a m…

  • Carlisle Castle

    MON 21 APR

    Easter Adventure Quest

    Carlisle Castle, Carlisle

    Run by: English Heritage - North of England

    Adventurers wanted! Meet characters from the past with stories of times gone by - maybe a king, a butler, a Roman centurion or even a m…

  • Exploring the virtual maze

    MON 21 APR

    Easter Bytes

    The National Museum of Computing, Milton Keynes

    Run by: The National Museum of Computing

    Digital fun, games and competitions for the whole family. Get hands-on with computers to search the virtual maze, build and use compute…

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