Museum Music and Mime
Every Friday during term time, 10.30am to 11.30am
The group will meet on 27th May and then will take a break. The group will resume on 24th June.
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
Festival of British Archaeology: Iron Age Antics
Saturday 16 July
11am to 3pm
Join the museum learning team at Bearwood School to discover more about the Iron Age. There will be a range of historical activities to try including cooking, pottery and textile-weaving.
Spread the Verb
Thursday 21 July (usually third Thursday of the month, bi-monthly)
Doors open at 7pm for a 7.30pm start. Ends at 9.30pm/10pm.
£5 entry fee.
A showcase event for Live Literature in Poole and Bournemouth in conjunction with Lit Up! and Apples and Snakes. Featuring open mic, local guests, and headlined by national and international acts.
Hosted by Myriam Wordmaker.
Alfred Russel Wallace - the Poole years
Saturday 23 July 2016 at 2.30pm
A talk at Poole Museum by Mike Brooke to accompany the World of Wallace exhibition. Wallace spent the last 13 years of his life in Poole; first in Parkstone and later in Broadstone and is buried in the town. Although in his 80s during most of his time in Poole, he continued to be very active with an undiminished interest in science and society.
Print and complete this booking form to book your place, or you can buy tickets from the museum.
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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Friday 3 June, 29 July and 5 August
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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