We run regular activities and entertainments for families during the school holidays.
This summer, check out our Ingenious Inventions programme.
Dress up in Civil War era clothing, have a game of Pikes and Ladders or take one part in one of our themed trails.
Interact with one of our touch screens to learn more about the Civil War.
Take a look at how Newark came to be the town we know today with our interactive screen.
Learn how an archaeological dig progresses with our touch screen game.
Lawrence of Arabia: Shifting Sands (exhibit until 2018)
Follow the camel trail to uncover a secret word or play in Lawrence’s toy box to see what inspired him as a child.
Take a seat in our replica Bedouin tent to get a feel of what life was like for Lawrence in the Arabian Desert. Have a go at uncovering artefacts at our Tooth Hill dig activity.
An exhibit showing a more gruesome side to history. Have a go at extracting a bullet from an injured arm, have a sniff of herbal remedies and take your chances with our kill or cure quiz.
You can also try on a plague mask to see through the eyes of a 17th century doctor.