Colour Chaos at museum

PUBLISHED: 08:26 05 March 2009 | UPDATED: 21:43 31 May 2010

'Colour Chaos' at Saffron Walden Museum  Picture: SUBMITTED

'Colour Chaos' at Saffron Walden Museum Picture: SUBMITTED

SAFFRON Walden Museum is holding a day of Colour Chaos later this month to mark National Science and Engineering Week. The day of drop-in activities will take place on Saturday March 14, giving youngsters the opportunity to get involved in all manner of

SAFFRON Walden Museum is holding a day of 'Colour Chaos' later this month to mark National Science and Engineering Week.

The day of drop-in activities will take place on Saturday March 14, giving youngsters the opportunity to get involved in all manner of fun scientific pursuits.

As well as activities, visitors will also be able to enjoy a selection of colourful birds and butterflies from the museum's collections.

Visitor services officer for the museum, Maureen Evans, said: "This day of light-hearted science-based activities should be a lot of fun for everyone who comes along.

"It's a good opportunity to learn something while having a really good time.

"For those who don't take part in the actual activities, there's still an entire museum's worth of fascinating exhibits to take in, including the new exhibition - Origins: Creatures and Cultures from Around the World - which shows some of the early arrivals in one of the oldest museums in the country."

There will be two drop-in sessions on the day: one between 11am and 1pm; the other between 2pm and 4pm.

There is no extra charge for the sessions, but normal admission rates apply: £1 for adults, 50p for discounts and no charge for children - although all children must be accompanied by an adult.


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