Saturday 19 December 2020 – Sunday 3 January 2021

From merry Make and Takes to glistening light trails, Christmas at the Museum takes on the theme of Lanterns and Lights with a magical nautical twist.

Decked in festive lights, traditional wooden boats take on the role of our magnificent Christmas trees as they welcome visitors into the Museum.

Magical Make and Takes

Glistening lights inspire our seasonal Make and Takes.

Light Trail

Search high and low for the twinkling lights dotted around the Museum – discover them all to claim your prize.

Museum Favourites

As well as our festive activities enjoy all the other family favourites, including sea life spotting from the giant underwater windows in the Tidal Zone, panoramic views from the top of the Lookout Tower, the Treasure Island Play Zone and 15 fascinating galleries.

It’s Free!

All of the Lanterns and Lights activities are free as part of the admission price. Pay once and receive a whole year of fun, including all school holiday activities.