Fun for All the Family at the Cowper and Newton Museum

Museum Trails, Challenges and Other things to do! 

  Summer Holiday Trails & Activities

22nd June – 5th September

HARE ESCAPE…

Mr Cowper’s pet hares, Tiney, Bess & Puss heard all about the hot air balloon attempt at Weston Underwood  and decided to have a go themselves…

  • Balloon Trail around the House
  • Find the other types of transport the hares are thinking of trying next..
  • Hare trail around the Gardens
  • More about Mr Cowper’s pets in the Viper Barn
  • Tiney, Bess & Puss to find in 3 shop windows on Market Place to enter a Prize draw each week in August
  • Craft table and dressing up each day
  • Extra crafts Tuesday mornings (25th July /  1st, 15th, 22nd August)
  • Mini hare or balloon gift

£1.00 for trail booklet and gift ( with Adult Annual Pass)

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)

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

 

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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