October half-term at the National Justice Museum

October half-term at the National Justice Museum

21 October - 3 November


October school holiday events

Main Museum Entry

Visit the Museum this October half term for a chance to take part in our Witch Finder trial in the criminal courtroom, meet characters around the museum and witness a performance in our prison exercise yard.

See if you can find Wally hiding in the museum throughout half term as part of Where’s Wally: the Big Museum Hunt. Ask for an entry sheet when you collect your tickets at reception.

Book your museum ticket here

Fairy Tale Storytelling

Mon 21 October, Wed 23 October, Sat 26, Monday 28 October, Wed 30 and Sat 2 November.
10.15am, 11.15am & 12pm

A section for fairy tale stories for children in our free exhibition area. Our story tellers will bring to life fairy tales stories using props and sounds. Each session lasts approximately 20 minutes and will be located in our free exhibition space.

Recommended for ages 4-7 years

Free, drop in

Make and Create Lego workshops

Fri 25 October & 1 November, 10am-12.30pm

Join us for our Make and Create Friday creative workshops. Throughout October you can meet Hope, the life-sized Lego Suffragette and create your own Lego versions of our Museum objects.

Free, drop in

Additional Activities

Kids’ Ghost Hunter tours

Fri 25 October, Sat 26 October, Wed 30 October, Thur 31 October and Fri 1 November, 5pm-6pm

Around Halloween the National Justice Museum becomes a hive of paranormal activity. Are you brave enough to help our over-worked Ghost Hunter catch the pesky ghosts which are causing mayhem throughout the museum?

Just £6.95 per person. Recommended age 5-10 years old. Tours last approximately 1 hour

Book tickets here

The Trial of Guy Fawkes

Sun 3 November, 4pm-6pm

The National Justice Museum is proud to host its first event designed around the needs of autistic people. Come and meet the legendary Guy Fawkes, take a short tour of our punishment gallery and see a silent firework display in our historic Shire Hall.

Tickets cost £6 per person, carers go free

This is an autism friendly event that which is suitable for all ages. It is limited to 40 people only.

See full details and book tickets here



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