For February half term Cornwall’s Regimental Museum will have FREE entry; February 18th – 22nd, with a range of fun museum activities to keep the kids entertained, captivated and inspired for half term!
‘Each February Half term it’s free entry to the museum for everyone! We throw open our doors to the local community and welcome people in with lots of interesting activities! It’s will be a really fun week – and it’s warm and dry in the museum!’
– Mary Godwin, Museum Director
Historic guns & weaponry talk & handling sessions: Join Martyn or Verity to hear all about guns through the ages. Learn about Enfield rifle used in The Trenches to the Colt revolver we recognise in mafia movies… they’ve all got a history and an enthralling story to tell.
Gallery Talks & Tour: Find out more about some of the fascinating objects in our collection & hear the stories and accounts relating to some interesting museum pieces.
Uniforms through the ages: How well do you know your army uniforms? Can you put them in date order? Play dress up and find out some fascinating facts about a soldier’s attire through the ages!
Historic Object handling: There’s a special chance to get up close and handle some captivating historic objects with Chris our collections intern & military expert.
Military makes: Our craft room will be open all day, for creative crafting; Make your own medal inspired by the collection or a Lucknow inspired mosaic or paper chain snake!
As part of our Half Term Week Extravaganza; for 2 days only, Cornwall’s Regimental Museum has been transformed into a crazy, mad scientists top secret lab!
Join Coppice Theatre for a fantastic storytelling adventure which will take children on the most marvellous science escapade!
The science fictionaries are trying to create the ultimate book of science stories, they are searching for the fizziest, flashiest most marvellous science using experiments to make sure only the top tales make it into the Ultimate Book!
Using specially designed interactive technology, storytelling, puppets and music, this band of mad scientists have created a delightful show for children aged 5 – 12 years. Join them on their quest and get involved with some highly interactive storytelling!
It promises to engage and enthral a young audience and make the world of science open-up into a magical adventure where just about anything is possible!
Science Adventures shows: February 22nd & 23rd at Cornwall’s Regimental Museum, Bodmin Keep.
There will be 2 shows a day at; 1pm and 3pm.