Playful Museums is a Northern Ireland Museum’s Council initiative designed to develop programmes aimed at under-fives and helping to make museums fun and educational for all.  In February the Irish Linen Centre & Lisburn Museum is running a FREE Playful Museums Festival + Family Fun Day.

Playful Museums Festival

From Monday 20th February to Friday 24th February the Irish Linen Centre & Lisburn Museum will be running a special programme for under fives groups and organisations.  All activities are FREE, but must be booked in advance through museum reception. 

There are  our themes available for 45min sessions (Mon-Fri for Nursery schools)

  • Storytelling around the spinning wheel
  • Craft: freestyle painting, messy fun!
  • Nature: trail based in Castle Gardens + parachute games
  • Drama: role play and dressing up with musical instruments

‘Flaxie Buds Bonanza’ Family Fun Day – Saturday 25th February

Flaxie Buds Bonanza

Saturday 25th February 2017

10am – 4pm

Free, drop-in family fun day with an aim to children under the age of 5 years old

Activities will include: balloon modelling, face painting, puppet shows, arts and craft workshops.

At 4pm there will be a film showing of Finding Dory, admission for the film is free but tickets must be booked via museum reception.