Events Calendar

Coming soon:-

Motorsports Madness

A week of craft activities, games and displays to celebrate the fabulous world of Motorsports.

Monday 21 October - Friday 25 October

10am - 1pm

These events are free!

Wildlife Week

Wildlife Week in partnership with the Nottinghamshire Wildlife Trust. A week of craft activities, games and displays to help you to learn all about the wildlife around you.

Monday 28 October - Friday 1 November

10am - 1pm

These events are free!

Where's Wally? The Big Museum Hunt

Join the search for Wally with your family at Mansfield Museum this half term. We’re part of the national Where’s Wally?

The Big Museum Hunt, organised by Kids in Museums and Walker Books, to celebrate the release of the new Where's Wally? book, Double Trouble at the Museum.

Can you find Wally in our collections? Pick up an activity sheet and get a special sticker if you do!

Monday 21 October - Friday 1 November


Tony Fawcett - "It's not Rocket Science"

Saturday 3 August - Repeated between 11am & 2pm (20 mins duration)


Nigel Johnson - "Spotlight: The Luna Rover"

Saturday 10 August - Repeated between 11am & 2pm (20 mins duration)


Gordon Smith - "General Eyeball Astronomy"

Saturday 17 August - Repeated between 11am & 2pm (20 mins duration)


Chris Hook - "Magnificent Desolation"

Saturday 24 August - Repeated between 11am & 2pm (20 mins duration)


Chris Millhouse - "Humanity and the Moon: Two Millennia of speculation and discovery"

Saturday 31 August - Repeated between 11am & 2pm (20 mins duration)


These events are free

Mansfield Museum Christmas Market

Over 40 stalls, live music and for the first time a Christmas Tree Festival and it’s free to get in!

Thursday 28 November, Friday 29 November and Saturday 30 November

10am - 4pm

Free entry!

Sublime Science

Tuesday 30 July

Thursday 1 August

Tuesday 6 August

Thursday 8 August

Tuesday 13 August

Thursday 15 August

Tuesday 20 August

Thursday 22 August

Tuesday 27 August

Thursday 29 August

All sessions are 11am - 12.30

This event is free

Dr Who Day

Activities and games all celebrating the nation’s favourite sci-fi TV show. Why not come dressed as your favourite Doctor or character!

Wednesday 31 July 10am - 1pm

£1.50 per person

ArtBeat! Stars in a Jar

Friday 2 August 10am - 1pm

£1.50 per person

Lego Day

Let your imagination run wild brick by brick

Monday 5 August 10am - 3pm

This event is free

The CHAOS Science Roadshow

A wide range of hands-on science experiments www.chaosscience.org.uk

Wednesday 7 August 10am - 3pm

This event is free

ArtBeat! Make a straw rocket

Friday 9 August 10am - 1pm

£1.50 per person

Toys, Games and Puzzles

Pop in and enjoy galleries full of fun!

Monday 12 August 10am - 3pm

This event is free

Star Wars Day

Activities and games all celebrating the nation’s favourite film franchise. Why not come dressed as your favourite character!

Wednesday 14 August 10am - 1pm

£1.50

Solar System Sports with Mansfield District Leisure Trust

Suitable for all ages - please wear appropriate clothing

Friday 16 August 10am - 1pm

This event is free

Lego Day

Let your imagination run wild brick by brick

Monday 19 August 10am - 3pm

This event is free

ArtBeat! Make a rocket mobile

Wednesday 21 August 10am - 1pm

£1.50

ArtBeat! Make a space wreath

Friday 23 August 10am - 1pm

£1.50

Bank Holiday - the Museum is closed

Monday 26 August

ArtBeat! Astronaut Portraits

Wednesday 28 August 10am - 1pm

£1.50

ArtBeat! Make a kitchen roll rocket

Friday 30 August 10am - 1pm

£1.50

The Reminiscence Tea Room

A free monthly social event ideal for people with memory impairment, their friends and family.

No need to book - just drop in.

Free tea and cake served on china.

Reminiscence objects and music.

Friendly volunteers to chat to!.

Relaxed, social envrionment.

Wednesday 16 October 2:30pm - 4:00pm

Wednesday 20 November 2:30pm - 4:00pm

Wednesday 18 December 2:30pm - 4:00pm

Free

Summer Fun Crafts with ARTventurers

10am-12pm Paper Bag Kite Making & Paper plate suncatcher

1pm-3pm Rainbow Blowers & Whirly Spinners

Thursday 23 August

?1.50 per child - booking essential (only 20 places on each workshop)

Table-Toppers

Friday 24 August 10am - 3pm

Free event

Bank Holiday Closed

Monday 27 August




Tour of Britain Festival

Daily 10am - 1pm

Tuesday 28 August, Wednesday 29 August, Thursday 30 August, Friday 31 August, Monday 3 September, Tuesday 4 September

?1.50 per person

Meet the Curator

A chance to learn more about the Mercian Regiment and WW1

Thursday 20 September 11am - 12noon

This event is free

Valuation Day

An auctioneer from Bamfords Derby will be here once a month at Mansfield Museum to value your possessions! Please note this event can get very busy, be prepared to wait.

This event is free

Monday 7 October 1pm - 3pm
Monday 4 November 1pm - 3pm
Monday 2 December 1pm - 3pm

This is general information that covers all the Museum sessions

Please note:
Although Mansfield Museum makes every effort to inform visitors of changes to information and opening times, we are sometimes unable to do so due to unforeseen circumstances - please contact us before making travel and other arrangements to avoid disappointment.

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