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Events & Activities

Living History days, finds identification afternoons, a programme of talks and many children's activities are just some of the fun activities and events that are held throughout the year.

If you have any further questions you can telephone Ely Museum on 01353 666655 or use our contact form.

Thursday 7th July 7.30pm

Ray Wells. Etheldreda and Her Family

Talks are held in the Vernon Cross room at the Museum, entry via East Cambs district council car park Members £1.50, Non–Member £2.50

Thursday 4th August 7.30pm

Douglas Downing. The Dalziel Brothers A Family of Engravers and Artist

Talks are held in the Vernon Cross room at the Museum, entry via East Cambs district council car park Members £1.50, Non–Member £2.50

Thursday 4th August 11am - 12.30pm

Dynamic Dinosaurs

Join us for fun childrens's crafts with a dinosaur theme.

Part of Summer at the Museums

Suitable for children aged 5-11

Tickets are £3 per participating child and booking in advance is recommended to avoid disappointment. Tickets may not be available on the day. Please call the museum on 01353 666655 or email admin@elymuseum.org.uk to book.

Thursday 11th August 11am - 12.30pm

Under the Sea

What can be found under the sea? Come and find out in our fun children's craft session.

Part of Summer at the Museums

Suitable for children aged 5-11

Tickets are £3 per participating child and booking in advance is recommended to avoid disappointment. Tickets may not be available on the day. Please call the museum on 01353 666655 or email admin@elymuseum.org.uk to book.

Thursday 18th August 11am - 12.30pm

Eco-Creative

Reuse, Recycle and Reimagine!

Make your own recycled bug at the magic make it table! Includes a goody bag!

Part of Summer at the Museums

Suitable for children aged 5-11

Tickets are £4 per participating child and booking in advance is recommended to avoid disappointment. Tickets may not be available on the day. Please call the museum on 01353 666655 or email admin@elymuseum.org.uk to book.

Thursday 25th August 11am - 12.30pm

Brilliant Birds

Enjoy our fun craft activity with a Brilliant Birds theme.

Part of Summer at the Museums

Suitable for children aged 5-11

Tickets are £3 per participating child and booking in advance is recommended to avoid disappointment. Tickets may not be available on the day. Please call the museum on 01353 666655 or email admin@elymuseum.org.uk to book.

Thursday 1st September 7.30pm

Sara Brown. The Future of the Museum

Talks are held in the Vernon Cross room at the Museum, entry via East Cambs district council car park Members £1.50, Non–Member £2.50

Saturday 17th September (10.30am - 12.30pm)

Ask the Archaeologist

Finds Day Bring along your archaeological finds for our experts to Identify.

Free entry to event

Thursday 6th October 7.30pm

Jim Kelly. Jim Kelly talks on writting

Talks are held in the Vernon Cross room at the Museum, entry via East Cambs district council car park Members £1.50, Non–Member £2.50

July – October

Response and Rescue: The making of the emergency services.

New touring exhibition. From Victorian volunteer fire brigades to today's dedicated coastguard crews, this exhibition tells the story of the ceation and develeopment of the emergency services - lots of fun and games for all the family.

Normal admission charge

Thursday 3rd November 7.30pm

Will Schenck. Teaching in Egypt

Talks are held in the Vernon Cross room at the Museum, entry via East Cambs district council car park Members £1.50, Non–Member £2.50

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