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October Half Term at Reading Museum!

23 Oct 2021-30 Oct 2021

Why not pop into the Museum this half term? Enjoy a great range of trails and family activities to make at home Saturday 23 October – Saturday 30 October.

Don't miss our special Monday opening!

The Big Pumpkin Trail at Reading Museum

Hunt high and low for the pumpkins hidden throughout the Museum – each with a different fun decoration. Even our youngest visitors will enjoy this trail! Then collect your prize from Reception and take away your trail to colour in at home.

Families, £1 per trail (book your trail online here)

Musical Mayhem Trail with 1971 Reading Festival Craft!

Celebrate our latest exhibition, Reading Festival 1971. Follow the clues to find the Musical objects on display throughout the Museum and explore the fabulous Festival instruments on display in the Art Gallery. Collect the letters as you go and unravel the mystery word! Then collect your Festival craft pack to take away and make at home. Please send your crafty pics to us on Twitter and Facebook.

Families, £2.50 per trail/ pack (book your trail and craft pack online here)

Arts and Crafts to try at home

We stock a range of unique arts and crafts packs in the Reading Museum shop and online shop for children to enjoy making at home!  For more details and to purchase a pack

Abbey 900 Trail & Fun Pack

Abbey 900 Cress Heads Trail & Craft Pack

Bee Happy! Craft Pack

The Study of Drawing Art Pack

Roman Mosaic Craft Pack

Oh Beautiful World! Art Pack

Dragon Challenge Craft Pack

For more free, downloadable resources, take a look at our resources page or explore our Virtual Fun resources!