The British Museum
Great Russell Street
020 7323 8299
Area: Chiswick Fulham Ealing
Half-term activities: The Year of the Goat. Mon 16 Feb – Fri 20 Feb, 11.00–16.00.
Celebrate the Chinese Year of the Goat with a whole week of activities for all the family. Be creative and make something to take home, help create a giant artwork in the Great Court or listen to stories about China. The giant artwork will remain on display in the Great Court for everyone to see and enjoy throughout the week. Each day will have a different programme, so come back as often as you can.
Ideas and materials for families
Samsung Digital Discovery Centre - Free digital workshops every weekend;
Activity trails - Exciting free trails to follow at the Museum, suitable for children aged 3 - 5, and 6 - 11;
Gallery backpacks - Free activities in a backpack, available weekends and school holidays;
Art materials - Borrow crayons, pencils and pads. Just ask at the Families Desk in the Great Court;
Object handling - Free every day at Hands On desks;
Children's Multimedia Guide (£) - Join Vid the Alien and his friends for a tour of the highlight objects in the British Museum.
About The British Museum
A museum of the world, for the world. Discover over two million years of human history and culture. Some of the world-famous objects include the Rosetta Stone, the Parthenon sculptures and Egyptian mummies.
Open daily 10.00–17.30
Fridays open until 20.30