Summer Holiday - Make it Craft Activities at Maidstone Museum


Maidstone Museums, St Faith's Street, Maidstone, Kent, ME14 1LH

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Summer Make! It Craft Activities

This summer Maidstone Museum have 5 weeks of Make it craft activities. They also have a new exhibition all about the history of Pants!. To link to this the Wednesday activity each week will have a pants theme, linked to different children’s stories themed around pants. Other crafts will be linked to our other collections and galleries.

Tickets available via links below (each week has it’s own page)

Ticket sales end at 11.30pm the day before the session.  Remaining tickets will be available on the day at reception.

There will also be themed trails around the museum with collectable badges as prizes. (£1 per child – pay at the desk)

Week 1

Tuesday 26 July    Dinosaur Masks

Wednesday 27 July   Pants; Monster Skittles (Monsters love underpants)

Thursday 28 July  Summer wreaths


Week 2

Tuesday 2 August  Treasure boxes

Wednesday 3 August  Pants; Washing Line (The Queen’s knickers)

Thursday 4 August  Roman Helmets


Week 3

Tuesday 9 August  Dragons

Wednesday 10 August Pants; Alien Puppets (Aliens love underpants)

Thursday 11 August  Samurai Helmets


Week 4

Tuesday 16 August  Pop up puppets

Wednesday 17 August  Pants; Pirates  – flags, hats and eye patches (Pirates love Underpants)

Thursday 18 August  Japanese Kokeshi Dolls – decorate your own


Week 5

Tuesday 23 August  Wooden Spoon puppet characters

Wednesday 24 August  Pants; Octopus mobile (Octopants)

Thursday 25 August  Paper Plate Owl Family

Session Times:

Session 1: 10.30am – 11.30am

Session 2: 12pm – 1pm

Session 3: 1.30pm – 2.30pm

Book Tickets

Guide Prices

Ticket TypeTicket Tariff
Child£3.00 per ticket

Note: Prices are a guide only and may change on a daily basis.

Map & Directions

Opening Times

Pop Up Puppets (16 Aug 2022)
Pants: Pirates - Flags, Hats and Eye Patches (17 Aug 2022)
Japanese Kokeshi Dolls (18 Aug 2022)
Wooden Spoon Puppet Characters (23 Aug 2022)
Pants: Octopus Mobile (24 Aug 2022)
Paper Plate Owl Family (25 Aug 2022)


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