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4 Christmas Activities at The Museum of London

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by Bastion Harrison (subscribe)
Freelance writer and poet from London; if you would like to read my poetry, please check out my book, 'Poems on the Page', available from
Published November 22nd 2017
Travel back to the 19th century to meet Santa
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Victorian Grotto @ Museum of London

If you were going to visit Santa, where is the first place you'd go? A Winter Wonderland park, perhaps, maybe a shopping centre or a department store? There's also Hamleys toy shop. There are lots of possibilities, but most people probably wouldn't say, 'I know, I'll take the kids to a museum.' Well, it's time to start thinking a little differently, because The Museum of London have four fun family activities over the Christmas period, including a visit from Santa Claus.

Victorian Sant's Grotto

When: 2nd-3rd, 8th-10th,15th-23rd December
Cost: 10
Age: 1-7

Travel back in time to the Victorian era to meet Father Santa in his festive 19th-century grotto. Tell him your wishes and receive a special gift. Bookings required in advance.

Festive Holiday Fun

When: 16th-17th, 20th-23rd December
Cost: Free
Age: 5

Fun and educational, learn about how London celebrated Christmas in the past by helping to create a giant frost fair scene. Make your own decoration, play Victorian parlour games, and find out about the spices used to make a Christmas pudding.

A Christmas Carol

When: 16th 1pm-2pm, 17th 3pm-4pm December
Cost: Free
Age: 5

A family-friendly version of Charles Dickens's famous Christmas tale.

Festive Story Time

When: 21st & 29th 11am-11:30am, 12pm-12:30pm, 2pm-2:30pm December
Cost: Free
Age: Under 5s

An interactive story session with songs and puppets.
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Why? Fun for all the family
When: 27 Nov - 29 Dec
Phone: 020 7030 330
Where: Museum of London
Cost: Free - £20
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