Please note: Please note that the museum will be closed on Sunday 12 February 2023 for a private event.

Come and play this half term

9 February 2016


Bring your team for an action packed day of fun and play this half term.

Check out our latest exhibition, Pitch to Pixel: The World of Football Gaming, and discover a playable journey from retro classics to the latest titles, with plenty of gaming action to keep everyone entertained. You can take a piece of the action home too with our virtual reality Google Cardboard headsets. Simply insert your smart phone and practice those headers in the comfort of your living room!  Fun interactive artworks offer new ways to play, and you can even get on the cover of your favourite game. A must-visit for FIFA players, Football Managers and gamers of all ages!

Then give your thumbs a rest, and get your feet moving with a our Football Plus+ games - seven exciting experiences from Commentary Challenge to a full-sized Penalty Shootout - perfect for kids and big kids alike!

There are plenty of hands and feet-on activities too from arts and crafts to football fitness sessions, and remember to pick up a Visitor Guide and complete Pickles the Dog’s animal trail; every completed one gets a Pickles prize!

See our ‘what’s on’ calendar for this half term's full order of play.

Have you seen our new online shop yet? Check out the range of toys and games you can now buy from the museum!

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