The Pitt Rivers Museum displays archaeological and ethnographic objects from all parts of the world and all time periods. It is truly a global museum. The museum is also a teaching and research institution and the curators are also university lecturers in either cultural anthropology or prehistoric archaeology. A number of degree courses are taught to both graduate and undergraduate studies.
Family Friendly Events, Activities and Workshops
Object Handling Every Saturday
Every Saturday 11.00 – 13.00 Free family friendly object handling in the Pitt Rivers.Discover more about wonderful and fascinating objects from the museum’s collection.
Museum Family Backpacks
Available from the info point 10.00 – 16.00 every Saturday. Borrow a backpack full of activities and become a family of museum explorers.
Programme of Other Family Friendly Events
Fun ways to explore the museum and discover more about our exciting collections. Make something super to take home. FREE drop-in activities for children aged 5+ and special activities designed for under 5s. All children must be accompanied by an adult.
Times and prices are subject to change. Contact venue before setting out.
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