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The Trial of Guy Fawkes: An Autism Friendly Event

This Bonfire Night, why not join us for something a little different? 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. […]


Fingerprint Art Workshop

Come along and make your mark! Our finger prints and our signature/tag are part of our uniqueness. Used both to check who we are and to mark who we are. You are invited to come along and use your finger prints, Initials and signatures to create a series of images and imprints using printmaking, casting, drawing […]


May Half-Term 2019

Free Family Fairy Tale Trials The Anansi Spider Trial 11am, 1pm, 2pm, and 3pm on Monday 27 May, Wednesday 29 May, Saturday 1 June Anansi comes to the National Justice Museum for a Fairy Tale Trial this May half term. He’s a hungry fruit-loving spider, a cheeky character whose many stories originate in Ghana and […]


Court Family Fun Day

***SOLD OUT*** Join us on Saturday 15 June for a fun family Open Day at Nottingham Crown Court (in the morning) and the National Justice Museum (in the afternoon). Suitable for families of all ages. 10am –1pm at Nottingham Crown Court , 60 Canal St, Nottingham NG1 7EL Meet a real judge and sentence your […]


Free Make it Yours Workshops

Between 10am and 12.30pm every Friday morning, you’re invited to drop into our ‘creative space’ and make something inspired by the museum collection. Our creative sessions are free and open to all. Join us to make and create together and contribute to our growing museum! The sessions will be led by artists, makers and writers, […]

Family Workshops Nottingham

Kids’ Ghost Hunter Tours

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. Dates: Wednesday 30 October (sold out) Thursday 31 October […]


Summer Activities for Families

Fairy Tale Crafts Free, every day of the summer holiday, except Friday mornings when you can join our free Make and Create workshops. Join us every day over the summer holidays for a range of free family crafts, to coincide with our free Women in Fairy Tales exhibition. Activities will vary but could include colouring […]