Our week long summer courses offer the chance to work with professional artists! Choose between Summer Story Makers and Picture This.

What’s inside

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The Story Museum offers a range of spaces and activities to explore on two floors, with a changing programme of exhibitions and immersive installations. Buy a ticket and explore.

Animal – prepare yourself for a safari through stories like never before with 12 new immersive spaces. Find out more

Ever After – visit Mission Control and help steer our Story Craft on its mission to collect the 1001 greatest stories and the treasures they contain. Find out more

Wild about Colour – feast your eyes on jungles and farmyards, rockets and rainbows in this celebration of illustration featuring original artwork by leading illustrators. Find out more

World Stories Room – discover seven fabric hangings featuring animal tales from seven parts of the globe.

Time for Bed – explore a starlit bedtime story world with live story readings at programmed times. Find out more

Narnia – step through the wardrobe to a land where it’s always winter and never Christmas. But don’t delay – we’re banishing the White Witch at the end of the Summer holidays! Find out more

Wonderland – take your place at the table for a mad tea party. Find out more

The Changing Room – dressing up (for children and adults) and our amazing Talking Throne. Find out more

The Film Den – catch up with classic television and film adaptations of favourite stories in our intimate cosy cinema space. Find out more.

Shop and Café – treat yourself to a tasty home-cooked morsel and browse our range of books and gifts. Find out more

Events for all ages – we also run a packed programme of author events, talks and activities. To see what’s happening on a particular day just click on the calendar. Please note that author events, talks and some additional activities are not included in your Museum entry ticket.

Download our What’s on March 2017 – June 2017

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Download our What’s on June 2017 – October 2017

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