What is there to do for kids?

So what is there for your little one to keep them entertained while you both explore? Read on to find out about all we offer that the kids might enjoy!

Young Archaeologist's Society

Guided by our archaeologists, Youngsters will get hands on with some exciting experiments, reconstruction work and handling ancient objects!

Suitable for ages 8 – 14.

£6 – tickets sell fast!

Normally falls on the 3rd Saturday of the month.


Farm Club

Learn about our Animals and how to care for them!

Weekly every Saturday, Sunday or Both!

Age 8 – 15

£5 per session. 10am-12pm

BOOK NOW or pay on the day however, places are limited!

Toddler Thursdays

Sensory play and fun activities in the museum and farm

What's on everyday?

Soft Play campfire

Edwins's Camp

Tell Tales around our soft play fire, and dress up like an Anglo-Saxon!

Saxon the dragon wearing an Anglo-Saxon dress

Spot the Dragons

Saxon is a small green dragon who’s loves to hide, can you find them all?

Bridge Building

Bridge Building

Can you help the animals cross the river? Make a bridge from the carboard and craft supplies!

A cat outline coloured in in red and multicoloured pens

Colouring In

Draw your favourite animal or colour in one of our worksheets!

A boy wearing museum stickers shows off his lego creation

Build Zone

Use the Lego to build you own creation, or see how high you can stack the foam blocks!

Natural Play Area

Dig for bones in our sandpit, explore our wooden sculptures, and try out giant games like Jenga!

Our orange trail sheets with space to fill in the answers, and a pencil you can borrow


We regularly have a new trail to follow and see what you can find!Grab a sheet at reception!

Little Archaeologist's Kit


Our kits have everything you little ones need to have a go at some archaeology in our special Dig Zones.

Experience More with a Season Pass

Unlock unlimited access to Jarrow Hall's rich history, captivating exhibitions, and engaging activities with our Season Pass. Buy yours today and explore all we have to offer, time and time again!

Down the Village

  • Make a lucet bracelet or have a try at spinning  with our Heritage Skills volunteers.


    Pretend to stir our pot of stew



    • Listen to a story
    • Try leatherwork
    • See our forge in action!
  • Witness captivating history re-enactments and combat displays.

    Get creative at friendly craft workshops and embrace the past.

    Engage in drama performances and captivating storytelling.

    Don’t miss out! Check our event list and secure your tickets today for an unforgettable experience.

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