There are lots of family activities taking place over October half term and these are included in the price of admission.

On Gallery Activities


Join us on the galleries for the ultimate interactive experiences. If you are the sort of person that likes to get stuck in and do things for yourself, then these sessions were made just for you!

Various locations around Thinktank.

Storytelling: We're off to find the Witch's House

2pm-2.30pm and 2.30pm-3pm

Join one of the Museum Enablers as they venture on a spooky journey to find the Witch's house. You’ll meet lots of silly and humorous characters along the way, from a skeleton, to Dracula. But will you make it all the way to the Witch’s house? Take part in short interactive activities, including wolf and witch shadows, bowling over mummy cans, and popping a balloon. Ideal for under 8's.

In the Banneker Classroom, Level 1.

Arts and Crafts


Get creative with one of our exciting Halloween-themed arts activities that you can take home.

In the Lunch Area, Level 0.

Family Packs

You can also borrow one of our fun filled backpacks specially designed for 3 - 7 year olds and their parents/ carers from the Ticket Desk. Each pack links to a variety of activities linked to one of our galleries.