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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


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.

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