School Holiday Activities, May Half-term: 25 May – 1 June (excluding Sunday)

Voyage into the world of the Vikings, explore beautiful Viking objects, tackle a trail, enjoy guided tours, discover the Nordic origin of local place names, plus costumes and more!

Activities included with museum admission, programme changes daily:

Don’t Lose your Head


Make your own Coppergate Helmet, and a wonderful Viking navigation chart to take home.

Hiccup the Viking

Saturday 25 and Wednesday 29 May, 11.30am, 1 and 2.30pm

Hiccup the Viking and his pal Fish Legs are brought to life in this fantastic family drama, inspired by Cressida Cowell’s brilliant book, ‘How to Train Your Dragon’. Book on arrival.

Skadi’s Husband’s Feet and Other Stories

Thursday 30 and Friday 31 May

Immerse yourself in the world of the Vikings with Susie the storyteller, as she reworks old Nordic tales such as ‘The Death of Balder’, ‘How Sif got Her Hair Back’ and ‘Skadi’s Husband’s Feet’. Booking on arrival.