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Families National Waterfront Museum

The National Waterfront Museum offers stacks of fun and imaginative activities designed to appeal to and include all members of the family.

With interactive workshops, themed fun days, film screenings and arts and crafts, there is something for visitors of all ages and interests. All activities are free of charge unless otherwise stated.

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Family Events

Events

Date EventDetails
2527 August 2014Compact Matchbox CaravansHands on / Free / Drop in
25 August 2014Bank Holiday Movie: The Lego Movie 3D (2014)Families / Free / Drop in
5 September 2014Little Mice Club: On the Road themeIdeal for under 5’s / Free / Drop in
14 September 2014Museum Monthly Movies: The BFG (U 1989)Families / Free / Drop in
26 September 2014Dandiya DancingFamilies / £2 Adults / £1 Children
3 October 2014Little Mice Club: Autumn ThemeIdeal for under 5’s / Free / Drop in
11 October 2014Thrifty Kids: Night lightsAge 7 + / £2.50 per child / Booking required Tel: Local rate: (029) 2057 3600
11 October 2014Street Science: Morse CodeSuitable for age 7 – 12 / Free / Booking required Tel: Local rate: (029) 2057 3600
18 October 2014Big Draw: Fun Family TreesFamilies / Free / Drop in / Hands on
25 October 2014Make your own Land Girl HeadscarfFamilies / Free / Drop in / Hands on
26 October 2014Half Term Movie: The Witches (PG, 1990)Families / Free / Drop in
31 October 2014Halloween Spooky Funday SpecialFamilies / Free / Drop in / Hands on
31 October 2014The Science of Harry Potter ShowFamilies / Free / Drop in

Waterfront Café

Have a break from the hustle and bustle and indulge in the freshly made snacks, home-made soups and pastries at the café.

New for this year is the Waterfront Crêperie offering a mix of savoury galettes and sweet crêpes. Sweet options include cinnamon and currants, Nutella and banana, Grand Mariner and orange as well as the classic lemon and sugar.

For the savoury fans, there is black bomber cheese and ham, garlic mushrooms, spinach, tuna and sweet corn, plus the Waterfront Galette - a combination of smoked salmon, spring onions, rocket salad, crème fraîche with a freshly sliced wedge of lemon.

Using a selection of fair trade and locally sourced ingredients, the café is the perfect place to refuel after you explore the galleries. Children's lunch boxes are also readily available as well as a children's play area.

Useful info

  • Café and outdoor picnic area
  • Disabled access and parking
  • Wheelchairs available on request
  • Accessible toilets and baby-changing facilities
  • Buggy park and public lockers
  • Access to WiFi

Children under 11 must be accompanied by an adult at all times.

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