On Thursdays during the school holidays, drop in between 10am and 1pm for a mix of history, crafts and science for families to enjoy. You might meet costumed characters, handle historic objects or find craft activities to do. Activities are free with museum admission.
- Thursday 2 August - Victorians
School might be out for the summer, but why not join us to experience what it would have been like to be taught in a Victorian school room? Get your copy books and slates at the ready! There is a host of Victorian style games to take part in, and of course you can handle Victorian objects from our collection too.
- Thursday 9 August - Archaeology
Join the team at Lynn Museum as they dig a little deeper to find out about our past. Our Archaeology family event is filled with fun activities for all who are interested in what might be buried beneath our feet.
- Thursday 16 August - Romans
Meet costumed characters, handle real ancient artefacts, learn all about Roman food, and make some fun crafts to take home with you.
- Thursday 23 August - Maritime
Uncover the secrets of whaling ships which embarked on journeys around the world, from right here in King's Lynn.
- Thursday 30 August - Prehistory
Learn about the Bronze Age people who constructed the mysterious Seahenge.
The Lynn Museum celebrates local and national events by delving deeper into a specific theme or part of our cultural heritage. Activities are free with museum admission, unless otherwise stated.
- ’40s Lynn- Sunday 22 July 10am-4pm
Join us for King's Lynn's annual 1940s event. Enjoy free admission to the museum as well as a range of activities.
- Norfolk Day - Friday 27 July 10am-12.30pm
Celebrate the first ever Norfolk Day with us as we honour King's Lynn's Frederick Savage and his fantastic fairground.
- Heritage Open Day - Sunday 16 September 10am-4pm
Join us for England's biggest heritage festival, where we will be offering free admission to all visitors.
Telephone: 01553 775001