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Half Term at Museum of London Docklands


To celebrate the launch of the new exhibition Roman Dead, you can choose from a host of free family events (for kids age 5+) related to the exhibition. Our favourites include:

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The Southwark Sarcophagus

Saturday 26 + Sunday 27 May

3-3.30pm

Learn about the amazing sarcophagus that is on display in the exhibition Roman Dead and create your own mini sarcophagus to take home.

Sweet Smells

Monday 28 May

11-11.45am, 1-1.45pm

2- 2.45pm

Learn more about Roman perfume and create a unique fragrance to take home.

Suggested ages: 5+

The Little Old Boy

Tuesday 29 Wed + 30 May

  • 1-1.30pm
  • 2–2.30pm
  • 3-3.30pm

Meet Mandy the Mudlark who discovers a mysterious Roman face pot. Listen as she tells the tale of the Little Old Boy.

Bones and Burials

Thursday 31 May

  • 12 - 1.30 pm
  • 2.30 - 4.00 pm

What can buried objects tell us about Roman Londoners? Make an artistic excavation in this drop-in art session.

Find out more here

Earlier Event: May 26
You’re Safe with Me
Later Event: May 27
Half Term at Unicorn Theatre