Relaxed early opening

Free relaxed morning event in our museum

About the event

Wednesday 15 April 2020
8.30am to 10am

Enjoy our museum displays in the early morning before we open for the general public.

You can also:

  • complete an activity sheet or Easter trail
  • try safe cracking for a small prize
  • lift a solid gold bar
  • colour in animal masks and finger puppets to take home

What you need to know

This is a free event.

It is suitable for adults and children with sensory and communication difficulties including autism and dementia.

We welcome siblings and there is no age limit. 

You can come any time after 8.30am. You are more than welcome to stay until we open for the general public at 10am.

We have a quiet room with sensory toys. You can also borrow our ear defenders from the information desk. Have a look at our visual story so you know what to expect.

Places are limited so you need to book at least two weeks in advance. Please complete our booking form. Or ring us on 020 3461 5545 (Monday to Friday) between 9am and 11am or between 4pm and 5pm. Or email us at

Free admission

We are open Monday-Friday 10am to 5pm (excluding Bank Holidays), last entry at 4:30pm.

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This page was last updated 16 January 2020
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