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Events - 12 Oct 18

Museum Baby – Rocks and Minerals – Fri 12 Oct 2018

Cartoon monkey face against yellow background

Date: Friday 12 October 2018, 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Venue: Yorkshire Museum

Museum Baby (under two years old) – Special baby sessions linked to exhibitions, including songs and sensory activities for babies and their carers. Sessions are a mixture of free flow and adult led activities which all relate to the Early Years curriculum. A perfect introduction to our museum!

Rocks and Minerals – Find the stones in the ball pool and listen to the stones story.

Sessions are FREE for kids! Museum admission applies for adults* – click here to book through Eventbrite.

*Free entry for adults with a YMT Card – 12 months of unlimited access to all York Museums Trust sites.

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Portable Antiquities Scheme Finds Day – Fri 12 Oct 2018

Large building with pillars at the entrance with green lawn and blue sky

Date: Friday 12 October 2018, 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
Venue: Yorkshire Museum

Have you found an archaeological object that you would like to find out more about?

If so then bring your finds for identification and have them recorded with the Portable Antiquities Scheme if they are more than 300 years old.

This event is included in museum admission. No need to book.

For our admission prices, please see our visitor information page.

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Re-inventing Shoes – Fri 12 Oct 2018

A pair of women's evening shoes with open sides and diamanté ankle strap fastening.

Date: Friday 12 October 2018, 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Venue: York Castle Museum

How did the technological and manufacturing processes of the nineteenth century affect what people wore?

Step into York Castle Museum’s costume collection with Rachael Bowers, and witness the explosion of shoe styles available to Britain’s fashion-hungry consumers.

You’ll be able to view and handle historic shoes from our collection, whilst learning about the manufacturing innovations that revolutionised shoe production.

£5 per person. Museum admission applies. Book through our events page.

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