Upcoming Events

 
Hands on with History: Shell Creatures
Weds 23 August (Summer Holidays)

Celebrate the summer holidays with Saffron Walden Museum and our family activities. Inspired by molluscs and shells in the Discovery Centre and Victorian Museum Workroom, join us on the 23rd August, 11am – 1pm and 2pm – 4pm, to create your very own shell creatures. Get creative with a crab, fish or turtle… It will be shell loads of fun! Bring your own shell to decorate or use one of ours.

Drop in sessions, 11am – 1pm and 2-4pm. Usual admission fees apply. No booking necessary, just drop in. Children MUST bring an adult. 

Our summer events are part of the University of Cambridge’s Summer at the Museums, a packed programme of events taking place across Cambridgeshire and at Saffron Walden Museum. Find out more: www.museums.cam.ac.uk/summer

Open Heritage Weekend
9 and 10 September

Enjoy FREE entry to the museum all weekend for Open Heritage Weekend! We’ll be running Object Handling sessions in the galleries so you can get up close and personal with our collections!
 

 

 

Woolly Mammoth Fun Days
Weds 25 and Thurs 26 October (Half-Term)

Learn about these enormous creatures that lived during the last ice age and see a real woolly mammoth tusk!

Drop in sessions, 11am – 1pm and 2-4pm. Usual admission fees apply. Children MUST bring an adult. 
 

Decorate our Christmas Tree
Sat 9 December

Make festive Christmas tree decorations – one for the museum’s Christmas tree and one to take home with you.

Drop in sessions, 11am – 1pm and 2-4pm. Usual admission fees apply. Children MUST bring an adult. 

We add events and activities to our programme throughout the year – keep checking our website or subscribe to our email newsletter below to find out first!

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