Museums at Night 2014 – Museum Mum’s UK family picks

Forget bedtime this coming weekend! As mentioned in my post on sleepovers, Museums at Night is a festival of cultural events taking place at museums and heritage sites across the country on the 15 to 17 May 2014. Venues will open their doors at night, and put on special events –  including film showings, live… Continue reading Museums at Night 2014 – Museum Mum’s UK family picks

Review – Chelmsford Museum

A prior engagement took us to Essex this weekend, so we decided to visit the family-friendly Chelmsford Museum. As the 11-year old was at a bowling party,  the toddler had us to himself.  Our first glimpse of the museum was favourable, surrounded by parkland and with a dramatic new glass extension. You walk into a large… Continue reading Review – Chelmsford Museum

Review – Grant Museum of Zoology

This Saturday morning I had a midwife review at UCH, Euston so decided to combine dragging the family into town with a museum visit. Being massive and constantly knackered, I wanted somewhere manageable but that’d be enjoyable. Luckily, a stone’s throw away is the Grant Museum of Zoology, which pitches itself as a family-friendly museum.… Continue reading Review – Grant Museum of Zoology