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Become an explpack3orer 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:

  • Animals
  • Mummification
  • Our coffin of an ancient Egyptian musician
  • Gods and Goddesses
  • Shabtis
  • Food Offerings
  • Pottery
  • Writing in hieroglyphs
  • Senet
  • 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

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The packs are only £2 to hire from the museum gift shop, and families are able to take their activity books home with them.