Make your museum visit extra special by popping along to our festive family grotto this Christmas. The grotto is open on Saturdays and Sundays only.

Based in the heart of the museum, our glittering grotto will get children and families in the festive spirit with everything from twinkling lights, piles of snow and of course...Santa!

Every child will receive a gift and a unique memento of the occasion with a special printed photograph of their visit with Santa.

Our grotto will be open on weekends onlyThe dates that Santa will be visiting are 7th & 8th, 14th & 15th, 21st & 22nd December

Please note: Tickets are timed and there will be a small queue during your slot allocation. Time slots are:

  • 10.30am - 11.30am
  • 11.30am - 12.30pm
  • 1.30pm - 2.30pm
  • 2.30pm - 3.30pm

We will also have a British Sign Language Santa's Grotto on 21st and 22nd December at 3.30pm - 4.30pm, where a BSL interpreter will accompany Santa.

Tickets are £6.50 per child.

Pre-booking is essential. Book online or phone 0121 348 8263 (lines open Monday - Saturday, 9am - 5pm).