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Creative Workshops from Home

The National Justice Museum has launched a brand new creative workshop which is available from home. Based on the notion of ‘Ingenuity’, these workshops are available to all, but we would particularly encourage families or individuals who have been affected by prison to take part. Michelle, our Senior Creative Practitioner, has more about the project […]

Easter at the National Justice Museum

Free Fairy Tale Storytelling Tuesday 7 April: 10.15am, 11.15am, 12pm, 1pm & 2pm Thursday 9 April:10.15am, 11.15am, 12pm, 1pm & 2pm Sunday 12 April: 10.15am, 11.15am, 12pm, 1pm & 2pm Tuesday 14 April: 10.15am, 11.15am, 12pm, 1pm & 2pm Thursday 16 April:10.15am, 11.15am, 12pm, 1pm & 2pm Sunday 19 April: 10.15am, 11.15am, 12pm, 1pm & 2pm Free […]

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 […]

Light Night 2020: Glowstick Trials

As part of Nottingham Light Night 2020 we have a fun event for families with children of all ages, running every half hour. What’s the naughtiest thing you’ve ever done? What’s the meanest thing you’ve ever said?  What’s made you feel guilty in the past?  Put YOUR misdeeds on trial for one night only! The performers […]

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 45 minutes. Dates: Friday 23 October – 4.30pm Saturday 24 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 […]