Half Term at Colchester Museums

PUBLISHED: 4 February 2022

This half term, visit Colchester Museums to entertain the family. 

Discover Colchester Castle’s many nationally important treasures and immerse yourself in fun interactive exhibits. You can also learn more about Roman games, take part in fun treasure trails, get creative in a Roman craft session and even enjoy a special tour of the Castle, designed especially for families. 

Journey through 300 years of life and childhood in Colchester during a visit to Hollytrees Museum and discover more about the origins of the famous nursery rhyme Twinkle, Twinkle Little Star. Make sure you find the time to drop into a free session to find out more about life as a servant in Hollytrees. 

Fill little minds with creatures great and small by learning all about habitats, biodiversity and climate change at the Natural History Museum. Take part in a Valentines themed love bug free drop-in session and get creative. 

Councillor Darius Laws, Portfolio Holder for Economy, Business and Heritage, said: “Head to the Colchester Museums website and discover all the events happening over half term.  With plenty of free activities on offer Colchester Museums have something to entertain all families and budgets. Find out more at https://colchester.cimuseums.org.uk/events/  

Page last reviewed: 4 February 2022


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