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Craven Museum: Object Handling

Sat 12th August 2022 10:30am - 3:00pm

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Free Drop-in

Have you ever wanted to get up close to the museum collection? Now’s your chance! Come along to our free object handling drop-in sessions. We have a new selection of items relating to the natural world for visitors to handle and learn about.

Sessions will be running throughout the day from 10:30am-3pm. No need to book, just turn up!

Group of children dancing

Summer Holiday Events

Join us for a fun family event or activity every day of the summer holidays!

Each week of the school holiday will be themed, and you can enjoy family crafts, museum workshops, Art Club, Early Years Explorers, kids’ comedy, interactive family theatre, silent discos and much more! Many of the events are free.

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Information for Families

Our friendly staff want to make your visit as enjoyable as possible – Just ask if you need anything.

This is how we try to make Skipton Town Hall accessible for all families –

  • We are a Breastfeeding Friendly Venue
  • Baby changing facilities in the women’s toilets in the main foyer
  • All gender baby changing facilities in the toilets by the stage door (please ask)
  • All areas of the building are accessible with a pushchair
  • We have plenty of space to park your pushchair
  • Free family friendly museum & gallery with lots of fun interactive elements
  • Free family museum trails
  • Family events & activities programme – some events are free entry
  • Children under 2yrs can attend our ticketed events for free if they are sat on a lap.
  • Sensory toys available (please ask)
  • Relaxed museum sessions and performances
  • Pocket money toys available in our shop

We always welcome your feedback to help improve family visits. Ask for a feedback card and let us know what you think!


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