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Royal Cornwall Museum

Museum Club

Do you love museums?  Are you aged between 8 and 14 years?
If so, the RCM Museum Club may be just the thing for you!

Museum Club gives young visitors the chance to delve deeper into the treasures of the museum.  Discover more about the collections and exhibitions, through a range of activities including object handling, art and craft making, and creative writing.  Explore the historical, the beautiful and the weird and wonderful!

Museum Club will run on the 3rd Sunday of each month.
Sessions: Morning 11am- 12.30pm
Cost: £3 per session


Sunday 20th January- Victorian Magic Lantern
Enjoy watching a magic lantern show, discover how the lantern works and see the wonderful picture slides up close. Then make your own set of special slides to see on the big screen!

Sunday 17th February- Tudor Artefacts
Handle a range of Tudor objects, from the ordinary to the expensive, see Tudor portraits and learn some Tudor dance!

Sunday 17th March – Board Games
Look at some boards games of the past for inspiration, then create your own game based on themes and objects in the museum.

Sunday 21st April – Japanese Treasures
See traditional Japanese netsuke toggles and inro containers. Observe the detailed and beautiful decorations, featuring animals and plants, then create new versions using simple craft materials.


Limited places, booking essential call 01872 272205 or email enquiries@royalcornwallmuseum.org.uk