Rediscovering the Natural History Museum with Children

.REDISCOVERING THE NATURAL HISTORY MUSEUM WITH KIDS I hate dragging my heels round museums. Staring vacantly at inanimate artifacts, reading huge blocks of text, returning home with blisters from being on my feet all day. So, it’s no wonder, every time I’ve visited the Natural History Museum in London, I’ve never felt excited about it….

National Emergency Services Museum

A soggy Saturday over Easter became an opportunity to visit the *mostly* indoor National Emergency Services Museum. Where? The museum is in a massive Victorian firehouse in Sheffield. Once you have paid for your ticket you have free entry for a whole year! I don’t like trying to find places to park in Sheffield but…

Satisfy curious minds at the Thinktank museum, Birmingham

Noah is ferociously curious about how things work. I get absolutely stumped by some of the questions he asks me: Why are tyres black? How does gravity work? Why are a plane’s propellers at the front and not at the back? (thank goodness for Google, right?) When I heard there was a children’s science museum in…