February Half Term at Leeds Museums and Galleries

Head over to Leeds Museums and Galleries for a fun filled February!

Abbey House Museum are taking inspiration from family favourites for February half term with silly science inspired by the wonderful world of Roald Dahl and murky Treasure Island themed murder mysteries!

Leeds Industrial Museum will be hosting their daily mystery matinees in the Palace Picture House and there’s coding with programmable Lego from 18-20 February too!

Meanwhile at Leeds City Museum, there’s a whole host of sustainable activities and workshops inspired by the Fast x Slow Fashion exhibition. Come along and learn all about reusing, recycling and reducing material waste.

Between 18th & 20th February head to Leeds Art Gallery and make space-shifting sculptures in Artspace.

During February half term there’s a whole load of family fun with Crafty Tuesdays and Experimental Thursdays in Thwaite House. Show off your scientific side and get messy with paper, glue, stickers and sparkles! Don’t forget to grab an explorers pack from reception.

Love Birds returns to Lotherton Wildlife World for February Half Term. See the Humboldt penguins being fed at 11am and 3pm daily. Take part in feathery crafts and follow the Love Birds trail to learn more about your feathery friends. Make a nest box for new baby birds on 16th, 19th and 23rd February too.

Over at Temple Newsam design, decorate and take home your very own treasure or trinket box fit for a mansion. Follow the trail through the house and discover other weird and wonderful treasures from the past along the way. There’s springtime sunflower planting on 19th February too. Get stuck in and see your tiny creation grow into a bright and beautiful flower!

At Kirkstall Abbey make a natural bird feeder to help out our feathered friends who might be struggling at this time of year. Be prepared to get messy with creative fun for the whole family to enjoy!

Leeds Discovery Centre is Leeds hidden gem, the artefact store is filled with over one million objects from across the world and millennia. Join knowledgeable guides for a free tour to see everything from fabulous costume to vacuum cleaners, African masks and taxidermy.  On 19th February explore the huge collection of insects and creepy crawlies, with some critter themed crafts!


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