See our Family Activities page if you’d like to download some of our activities.

Visiting with Children

  • Young visitors can enjoy our Cat trail, dressing up and colouring in activities.

  • Please see our Events page for information about children's activities during the school holidays.

  • Please note that The Birthplace Museum is a Grade I listed building with many stairs. Visitors are welcome to leave pushchairs at reception.

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Arts Award

Johnson's Birthplace is a small, friendly historic house and Museum. We offer a range of activities and opportunities to help support Arts Award at all levels for young people from 0 – 25. The Museum is open every day and is free to visit, with trails and family activity guidebooks available to help to complete the Discover and Explore awards. 

Our events programme includes hands-on creative activities, exhibitions, talk and workshops, as well as a weekly creative reading club ‘Birthplace Bookworms’.

We also offer volunteering opportunities and a limited number of work experience placements

For more information please visit our website or contact us

We also offer facilitated visits for schools and home education groups, visit our schools pages for more details. 

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