Museum Music and Mime
Every Friday during term time, 10.30am to 11.30am (begins again on 16th September).
Sing nursery rhymes, make music and learn simple signs for everyday objects at Poole Museum.
Suitable for babies and toddlers (0-3 years old).
Poole Museum Society
Usually the third Wednesday of the month, September - April, 7.30pm at Poole Museum
Talks cost £2 or free to members
Explore local history and heritage with the Society's programme of monthly talks and summer trips to interesting locations. The annual subscription is £10 and members receive a twice yearly newsletter and 10% discount on purchases from the Museum shop.
Visit the society's blog to find out more.
May to end of August 2016
Wild about Poole
Saturday 28 May to Sunday 7 August
Available during museum opening hours
£2.50 per trail includes: crayons, magnifying glass, ruler & 12 page booklet.
Enjoy a fun, self-guided trail for children from May Half Term until early August. Inspired by the World of Wallace exhibition, take some time to explore Poole Museum's galleries and investigate the touch table in the third floor family area.
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Scaplen's Court open
Open daily in August
Mon - Sat 10am - 4.30pm
Sun 12 noon - 4.30pm
(please call 01202 262600 before making your journey as the building is occasionally closed for private hire)
Scaplen's Court Garden open
Open daily 1pm -4pm
From May to September
(please call 01202 262600 before making your journey as the garden is occasionally closed for private hire)
10.30am to 11.45am
Poole Museum, Family Learning Area
A free story and song-based activity session.
Join our learning team as they take you on a journey across the world to seek treasure.
Suitable for ages 3 to 6.
Children must be accompanied by a parent or carer.
Step Back in Time
Mondays and Tuesdays in August
11.00am to 3.00pm
Historical demonstrations and craft activities in the atmospheric setting of Scaplen’s Court. Activities will focus on a different historical period each week.
Thursdays in August
1.00pm to 4.00pm
The chance to touch and explore real museum objects relating to Poole’s local, natural and maritime histories.
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