Fun for All the Family at the Cowper and Newton Museum

Museum Trails, Challenges and Other things to do! 

 Find the ‘Just for You’ children’s baskets in each room with ideas for families to find and do

Enter the Viper Barn to find out from Beatrix Potter’s Mrs Tiggy-Winkle about Washing Day without electricity (watch out for the viper…)

 

All the Quizzes & Activities below are free for families throughout the year

We have now added our Bug Bingo for you as a free activity to pick up from the shop when you visit

(or print off your own below)

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Mr Cowper’s Pet Hares

                      Find Mr Cowper’s pet hares in the Museum rooms and in the gardens.

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Try out our new Costume Curiosity Detective Trail for all the family.   Download your own copy from the table below or get a copy from the Museum.

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Our popular Museum Family Fun Detective Trails are available all year round and free for visitors with annual passes –  follow the clues and unlock the mysteries of the Museum.

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 Investigate the Market Place with our Town Trails

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Why not dress up as a Georgian  or find Mr Cowper’s pet hares in the Garden….?

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Click to DownloadDescription
Town TrailTown Trail for families available from the Museum Little Peelers age 3-5 Super Sleuths age 5-7 Top Investigators age 8+
Free with your annual pass or 20p from the Museum Shop
Costume Curiosity Detective TrailLots of Costume Curiosities in and around the museum
Detective Trail for Little PeelersTrail for Little Peelers age 3-5 years
Detective Trail for Sharp SleuthsTrail for Sharp Sleuths 5-7 years
Detective Trail for Top InvestigatorsTrail for Top Investigators 8+ years
Bug BingoBug Bingo - spot the insects in our gardens