Story Scramble! – Children’s craft day (The Gurkha Museum)
Tuesday 2nd April 2024
We extend a special invitation to you for our next family event, ‘Story Scramble’ on the 2nd April 2024
In celebration of World Storytelling Day in March, this Easter, we will be unravelling the fascinating stories behind some of the items in our collection, and giving you the opportunity to craft and create your very own collection of tales!
Kindly be aware that sessions operate on a drop-in basis from 11am to 3pm, with parental supervision required at all times.
As we prepare for the festive season. Winchester's Military Museums are pleased to share their seasonal opening hours and activities with you. Visit each Museum's website for further details.
Horsepower! The Museum of the King’s Royal Hussars
Closing 16th December at 4pm, reopening 8th January.
The Royal Hampshire Regiment Museum
Closing 16th December at 3pm, reopening February TBC due to ongoing building work.
The Gurkha Museum
Closing 23rd December at 5pm, reopening 3rd January.
The Royal Green Jacket’s Museum
Closing 16th December at 5pm, reopening 2nd January.
The Adjutant General’s Corps Museum
Closing 16th December at 5pm, reopening 2nd January
On Saturdays in December (9th and 16th) visitors to the AGC Museum can take part in a free Christmas craft activity.
Looking for a unique Christmas gift? HorsePower!, The Royal Hampshire Regiment Museum, The Gurkha Museum and The Royal Green Jackets Museum all have online shops.
Visit Winchester's Military Museums this October half-term for spooky fun in the Victorian Barracks. With free on site parking for Museum visitors and an excellent joint ticket offer, a trip to Winchester's Military Museums is an excellent, inexpensive, full day, all weather adventure. Read on to find out about extra activities this October half-term.
The Royal Hampshire Regiment Museum is running an interactive pumpkin trail around the Museum this half-term. Pop in to their free museum to join in the fun.
There are two chances to enjoy spooky goings on at The Gurkha Museum this half-term with a family-friendly children's Curry and Craft event on October 24th....and the return of The Gurkha Museum After Dark on October 27th.
Over at the AGC Museum you can decorate your own paper pumpkin and follow the trail around the Museum.
Come join The Royal Green Jackets (Rifles) Museum for our Halloween/ autumn themed activities this half term. There will be a Halloween themed trail, colouring in and a camouflage animal themed activity in the gallery. (23rd-27th Oct). As well as our usual interactive activities such as dressing up and being able to handle a musket and baker rifle! Children 16 and under have FREE admission to the museum.
This Halloween, join us for a late-night opening and hear ghostly and gruesome tales from 200 years of Gurkha History!
Join us if you dare for an evening which starts with a frightening tour of the Gurkha Museum… after dark! Hear the tales that are too terrifying to tell during the day as well as old Nepali superstitions .
After the tour of museum, where they will hear spooky tales and gruesome stories, guests will be treated to a three-course traditional Nepali curry buffet where they will be entertained throughout the evening.
Find out more. Gurkha Museum After Dark - The Gurkha Museum - Winchester
Curry and craft is returning this Half-Term!
Join us for Gurkha and Halloween themed craft activities to keep the kids entertained outside of term-time. Oh and did we mention our popular Nepali curry tastings will also be available? Activities are free of charge but we welcome donations to support the work of the Gurkha Museum Trust.
Sessions run on a drop in basis from 11am-3pm and children must be supervised by a parent/guardian at all times.
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