Places to visit
Issue 58 July 2009
Natural History Museum
Explore earth’s wonders, discover dinosaurs and enjoy the enchanted butterfly jungle at the museum this summer. From fantastic exhibitions, picture galleries and interactive games, your little ones will want to stay there forever!
The Roald Dahl Museum and Story Centre
If your child is an avid reader of this great children’s author, this is the place to take them. Discover how the legendary writer’s unique ideas developed, see his famous writing hut and make your own scrap book of story ideas with your very own prints of Quentin Blake’s illustrations. A fun-filled extravaganza for all ages.
The Science Museum
Head down to this place filled with weird and wonderful facts for the most curious of kids. From the Formula 1 exhibition to intriguing objects from the History of Medicine section, it opens up a world of possibilities. www.sciencemuseum.org.uk
Enter the sweet world of Cadbury’s chocolate. Travel back in time and discoverthe origins of chocolate and its modern-day creations. Visit the Purple Planet where you can grow your own cocoa beans, chase giant cream eggs and feast on chocolates galore!
Festival of History
For an adventure-packed family day out, head down to Kelmarsh Hall at Northamptonshire on the 25th and 26th July to experience a true medieval knight’s tale filled with jousting shows to juggling jesters.