Hands on History

Hands on History

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

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  • Sunday 20 April
  • Girl with miners cage experiment

    SUN 20 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

    SUN 20 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…

  • Ford V8 and Leyland TD7 bus

    SUN 20 APR

    Open Day at Lincolnshire Road Transport Museum

    Lincolnshire Road Transport Museum, Lincoln

    Run by: Lincolnshire Vintage Vehicle Society

    A chance to see, hear and travel on many of our historic vehicles in action. Buses and cars will be on the road and offering rides.

  • Belsay Hall

    SUN 20 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

    SUN 20 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

    SUN 20 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

    SUN 20 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…

  • Cooks Cottage

    SUN 20 APR

    FREE

    Blakemoorgate Cottages Open Days

    The Stiperstones National Nature Reserve, Minsterley

    Run by: Natural England

    Visit the recently restored 19th century squatter cottages to see how some of the miners and their families lived.

  • Preserved bus at Twyford Waterworks

    SUN 20 APR

    Guided Tours Open Day

    Twyford Waterworks, Southampton

    Run by: Twyford Waterworks Trust

    Pre-season opener with guided tours of the works to see how things have progressed over the winter in our endeavours to return to steam…

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