Family activities

The Lapworth Museum runs a range of exciting family activities, from educational talks, to tours and arts & crafts activities. 

For more information on what's on, please see below. All events and activities are free unless otherwise stated.

If you are visiting the Museum during the Commonwealth Games period (21st July to 10th August) please read the important information on our 'Visit the Museum' page below.

Family Activities – Borrow a Backpack Trail

Family Activities – Borrow a Backpack Trail
Date
Friday 1st July (10:00) - Monday 31st July (17:00)
Location:
Lapworth Museum of Geology - Earth Sciences Building (R4 on campus map)
Description
NEW! Fossil Detectives Backpack Trail. Visit the museum reception to borrow one of our new backpack trails on your visit to the Lapworth.

Family Activities – Tilly The Trilobite's Hidden Word Trail

Family Activities – Tilly The Trilobite's Hidden Word Trail
Date
Friday 1st July (10:00) - Friday 30th June (10:00)
Location:
Lapworth Museum of Geology - Earth Sciences Building (R4 on campus map)
Description
Can you find the letters hidden around the museum? Grab a trail sheet from the Reception desk and get hunting.

Family Event - Mary Anning at the Museum

Family Event - Mary Anning at the Museum
Date
Monday 24th October (10:00-16:30)
Location:
Lapworth Museum of Geology - Earth Sciences Building (R4 on campus map)
Description
Drop into the Lapworth Museum of Geology and meet Mary Anning!
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Visiting the Museum

For details of how to get to the University please click here: Visiting the Museum.

For a map showing the location of Earth Sciences on campus, see the University Campus Map. Earth Sciences is shown as building number R4 on the map.

For further details/information contact:

The Lapworth Museum of Geology
Tel: 0121 414 7294. Email: lapworth@contacts.bham.ac.uk