Horsham Museum offers a whole host of interesting and fun things to see and do for children of any age with free admission.

We offer:


An art zone area for children. This room is open daily, with free admission. The room will feature fun artistic activities that will encourage kids to imagine, create and explore the Museum. There will also be small play area for our youngest visitors.

  • Museum trails to follow including those designed for under 5s and older children - 50p each and get a badge!
  • Town trails for children
  • A number of panel labels especially for children, to be found throughout the Museum and gardens
  • Special exhibitions for children
  • Help with homework and learning
  • A range of toys and puzzles for sale
  • Opportunities for clubs and groups to visit the museum.

In addition, the museum hosts School Holiday Fun Sessions on a wide range of topics aimed at all ages of children.   Easter workshops are below:

Date

Title

Description

Monday 8th April

Museum Minis

Dinosaurs

10.15am-11.00am

Dinosaur rhymes, songs, story and a fun craft. Handle real fossils and dinosaur bones.

Age: 2-5 years (suitable for reception) £6

Monday 8th April

Minecraft

11.15am-12.45pm

Popular session with Minecraft themed activities. Can you get everything you need to survive by playing our Villager Trading Game? No computers or screens.  Age: 7+ £7

Monday 8th April

Lego Challenges

2.00pm -3.30pm

Work at your own level to build creative solutions to a range of new Lego challenges. Age: 5-14 (year 1+) £7

Tuesday 9th April

Museum Minis Bunnies & chicks

10.15am-11.00am

Easter bunnies and chicks rhymes, songs, story and a fun craft.

Age: 2-5 years (suitable for reception) £6

Tuesday 9th April

New Lego Challenges

11.15am-12.45pm

Work at your own level to build creative solutions to a range of new Lego challenges. Age: 5-14 (year 1+) £7

Tuesday 9th April

Easter Egg Crafts & Painting

2.00pm -3.30pm

Paint and make your own Easter themed masterpieces! All materials supplied.  Age: 7+ £9

Wed 10th April

Museum Minis Horns & unicorns

10.15am-11.00am

Unicorn and horn themed rhymes, songs, story and a fun craft.

Age: 2-5 years (suitable for reception) £6

Wed 10th April

Squishy Slimy Fun

11.15am-12.45pm

Prepare to get gooey! Investigate making different types of slime, play with it and then take it home with you. Which will be your favourite?

Age: 6-14 (year 2+) £10

Wed 10th April

Minecraft

2.00pm -3.30pm

Popular session with Minecraft themed activities. Can you get everything you need to survive by playing our Villager Trading Game? No computers or screens.  Age: 7+ £7

From Thursday 11 April

New Art zone playroom @ Horsham Museum

An art zone area for children. This room is open daily, with free admission. The room will feature fun artistic activities that will encourage kids to imagine, create and explore the Museum. There will also be small play area for our youngest visitors.