Things to do in Falmouth: family activities October Half Term 2016

The National Maritime Museum Cornwall, Falmouth is a family favourite at half-term – the team always put on a fantastic series of events to keep all ages engaged. As ever, there’s no shortage of half-term Halloween happenings to entertain the whole family this October.

Here’s a roundup of our events:

Spooky story telling
Saturday 22, Sunday 23 and Tuesday 25 October 2016
11.30am, 12.30pm and 2pm

Spine chilling tales told by the Museum’s spooky story teller… come along if you think you’re brave enough.

Shadow Puppets
Saturday 22, Sunday 23 October 2016
11am – 3.30pm daily

Work with local artists to create an enchanting shadow puppet show.

Monstrous Make and Takes
22 – 30 October 2016
12 – 3.30pm daily

Join us every day during half term and take part in our creepy craft activities. Create witches masks, vampire bats and terrifying trick or treat baskets as aprt of our monstrous make and take activities.

Thorsday
Thursday 27 October, 2016
1.30am, 12.30pm & 2pm

Meet the Norse men and women from our Viking Voyagers exhibition and experience horrible, hairy history brought to life with Morvleydh, the Sea Wolves. Plus make your own authentic ‘King Cnut’ Viking age coin to take home.

The Dragon’s Den
24 Mar-30 October, 2016

Enter our Vikings and Dragons Playzone! Explore the world of Viking myths, monsters and legends with games galore and fun for kids of all ages. Dress as a Viking and become a raider or trader, take on the giant magnetic Viking picture puzzle and slide down the neck of Fafnir the fearsome dragon if you dare!

All activities are FREE with Museum entrance ticket unless otherwise stated. One creative craft activity each day. Adult supervision required.

Opening Hours: The Museum is open every day of the year from 10am – 5pm, except Christmas Day and Boxing Day.
Prices: Buy a full price individual ticket and get in free to the National Maritime Museum Cornwall for a year! Adults £12.50 Children (Under 18s) £5 Children (Under 5s) Free

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