Become an explorer and search for ancient treasures
with our exciting new explorer packs!
These packs provide both a fun and educational way for children and families to explore the museum and learn together using hands-on based learning. Each contains an explorer backpack, an explorer hat, a magnifying glass, pencils, a ruler, and a fun activity pack to complete in the galleries.
Topics covered in the activity book include:
- Our coffin of an ancient Egyptian musician
- Gods and Goddesses
- Food Offerings
- Writing in hieroglyphs
- The home in ancient Egypt#
The explorer pack also encourages families to interact with our volunteers and have a go of our hands-on activities such as:
- Playing the ancient Egyptian game of Senet
- Handling real ancient Egyptian artefacts
- Performing mummification our dummy mummy bob
The packs are only £1 to hire from the museum gift shop, and families are able to take their activity books home with them.