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Museums and cultural attractions enhance visitor experiences...

In recent weeks, Kids in Museums News Editor, Maria Demetriou has been inundated with news on how UK museums and historical attractions are embracing new technology and social media…

At the Kendal Museum in Cumbria, replicas of Egyptian artefacts have been printed in 3D to give children a hands-on experience. … Read more

Added: August 28, 2014Comments: 0

Family Friendly Museum Award 2014 judged by families...

Congratulations once again to our shortlisted museums. You are one step closer to winning our coveted Family Friendly Museum Award 2014!

The six shortlisted museums – Beamish Museum (Durham), Elgin Museum (Moray), Experience Barnsely Museum & Discovery Centre (Yorkshire), The Lightbox (Surrey), The National Maritime Museum … Read more

Added: August 21, 2014Comments: 0

Hand over your Twitter feed for a day!...

Join Kids in Museums, The Geffrye Museum, Ancient House Museum of Thetford Life, Royal Academy of Arts, Wrexham County Borough Museum, Narberth Museum and many more museums, galleries and archives handing over to teens on Wednesday 27th August 2014.

Teen Twitter Takeover Day is where teens help run an organisation’s Twitter feed. Use … Read more

Added: August 20, 2014Comments: 0

Tea Party to launch ‘How to set up a Youth Panel: Ten Top Tips’...

On Monday 14 July 2014, the Kids in Museums team went to the Geffrye Museum for a tea party with the Geffrye Youth Advisory Panel (YAP) to celebrate the launch of their leaflet How to set up a Youth Panel: Ten Top Tips.

Kids in Museums worked in partnership with the … Read more

Added: August 2, 2014Comments: 0

Primary school children present earth summit solutions...

Last month over 60 school children from across the UK took a stand in Parliament and presented their ideas on tackling plastic waste as part of the Wastebuster Primary Earth Summit, hosted by Zac Goldsmith MP.

Primary and secondary schools across England were encouraged to explore and design practical solutions for … Read more

Added: July 23, 2014Comments: 0

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