Childrens Activity

Family Fun Sunday

A great day out for the whole family

A young boy and girl in dress-ups at Kids on Deck

Join us for creative activities, lively performances, character tours and face painting.

  • Something for Everyone

    April 2: Roman Invasion, 11am - 4pm

    Tighten your togas and dig in your hobnailed sandals! The Romans are coming! Explore the history of the Roman Empire with authentic displays of 1st century Romans at battle, at play and at work. Join our special guest historical re-enactors and come dressed in your most ravishing Roman- inspired outfit for a day of family fun at the museum.

    Kids On Deck – Rambunctious Romans 
    Dress ups, art making and games.  
    11am – 3pm

    Face Painting and Temporary Tattoos
    11am – 3.30pm

    Play like a Roman*
    Join in ancient Roman pastimes with an interactive display of games and activities.
    11am – 3pm

    Fight like a Roman* 
    Learn about Imperial Roman weaponry and battle tactics in an interactive display. 
    11am – 3pm

    Build like a Roman
    Join us as we attempt to build gigantic Roman inventions- columns, catapults, aqueducts and more from cardboard boxes.
    11am – 3pm

    Gladiator Duelling Display*
    See historic weaponry in action.
    12.30pm and 2.30pm  


    *NB content of re-enactor displays may vary. Stay tuned to our family newsletter for final program details closer to the date.


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    All activities included with any paid admission.

    Members Free

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