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Museum Adventures with the 'Hidden Tales' at Heffers!

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Heffers Bookshop

20 Trinity Street

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Come to Heffers children's department this August for some amazing activities with the team behind the exciting new museum adventure book, Hidden Tales!

From a bookshop treasure hunt to handling museum objects, there will be something different each week with special guest appearances from four Cambridge Museums and their collections.

The activities are free to attend but you must book tickets to be sure of a place! (Book for the number of children attending, up to a maximum of 3 per booking). Read on for dates n' details . . .

Friday 2nd August, 2pm-3pm: with the Sedgwick Museum. From toe claws and thumb spikes to feather and saw-edged teeth, come along to this session to learn more about dinosaurs then have a go at drawing one yourself! There will even be a brain cast so you can see just how big a T.rex brain was!

Friday 9th August, 2pm-3pm: with the Polar Museum. Pop in to investigate penguins past and present with the education team from the Polar Museum. There will be photographs to look at, some objects to handle and you can even make your very own origami penguin to take home!

Friday 16th August, 2pm-3pm: with the Museum of Archaeology & Anthropology. It's the medieval period and you have caught THE PLAGUE! Learn about how people thought about disease in those times and devise your own cure. You can also make your own protective herb pomander to take home.

Friday 23rd August, 2pm-3pm: the Museum of Cambridge at Heffers. Ever wondered how they used to catch eels in the Fens? Or what toys Victorian children used to play with? Come and find out at the Museum of Cambridge handling table. Explore stories of Cambridgeshire from the ordinary to the extraordinary and hold some of our mystery objects. You never know what you might learn!

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