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Easter Holidays at The MERL

Easter Holidays, during Museum opening hours

Explore 'Life on Earth' this Easter!

Enjoy workshops, trails, activities, crafts and more on the theme of ‘Life on Earth’ as part of our Our Green Stories campaign.

  • Book a space on Museums, My Way (themed sessions for neurodiverse visitors of all ages)
  • Enjoy a FREE Life Below Water drop-in workshop with artist Rebecca Howard, for aged 5+
  • Have a go at our decorated egg trail in the MERL’s garden (free)
  • Discover our new Spring Family Activity Pack for aged 5+ (£4 per pack)
  • For under 5s, try one of our Fledglings Activity Packs, Outdoor and Nature themed activity packs’(£2 per pack, ask at the museum shop)
  • Try a mini craft pack activity: Hatching Egg Chicks (£1.50 per pack)
  • Have a go at a variety of gallery and garden trails including our woodland brass rubbing trail
  • Have fun on the fabulous wooden play-on tractor and wagon
  • Bring a picnic or enjoy an Easter treat in the cafe


Sat 1 & Sun 2 April: OPEN

Mon 3 April: Museum is closed except for Museums, My Way Event

Tues 4 – Thurs 6 April – OPEN

Fri 7 April – Mon 10th April: CLOSED

Tues 11 April – Sun 16 April: OPEN

Learn more on our opening times page.