Easter in Kirklees Museums

Looking for something to do over the Easter Holidays?

Check out what’s going on in Kirklees below:

Bagshaw Museum

Celebrate Easter with crafts and a yummy egg hunt at Bagshaw Museum in Batley.

Children can take part in ‘Easter Crafts and Egg Hunt’ on Saturday, 31 March, between 12noon and 4pm. Families can drop in at any time to take part.

There is a charge of £2 per child; no booking is necessary.

During the rest of the holiday’s anyone visiting the museum can enjoy a free themed trail.

For further information contact Bagshaw Museum, Wilton Park, Batley, tel: 01924 324765.

Oakwell Hall

Families can enjoy lots of outdoor fun getting ‘stuck into’ activities at Oakwell Hall Country Park in Birstall this Easter.

From Saturday 1 April, to Sunday 15 April, stick themed activity packs, price £1.50 each, will be available from the Visitor Centre.

The packs contain information on activities to do around the park and include things to make, collect and colour.

Packs can be purchased from the Visitor Centre in the courtyard, next to the car park at the top of Nova Lane, Birstall, during its opening hours of 10am-5pm every day, including Easter Monday.

For further information, telephone 01924 324761.

Tolson Museum

Children can enjoy SCRAPtastic Easter crafts at Tolson Museum in Huddersfield on Wednesday, 11 April.

Using recycled materials, they will be able to make egg box spring frames and Easter chicks. There will be two sessions, 11am-1pm and 2pm-4pm, for children aged 3-12 years. The cost is £3.50 per child.

Families can drop in at any time to join in; there is no need to book places. Parents must accompany children throughout.

There will also be an Easter Egg Trail from Good Friday, 30 March, until Thursday, 12 April. Children have to find the letters on hidden eggs and work out the Easter-themed word or phrase.

The free trail will be available during the museum’s opening hours:

Good Friday, Easter Monday and Tuesday to Thursday 11am-5pm
Saturday and Sunday 12noon-5pm.

For further information contact Tolson Museum on 01484 223240.

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