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FAMILY FUN - February Half-Term

11 — 17 February 2012

Have a fun-filled family half-term with a range of great events at the National Maritime Museum Cornwall.

FAMILY FUN - February Half-Term

Science Spectacular Supersized Weekend
11-12 Feb, 11.30am, 2pm and 3.30pm

Get your geek on at the Maritime Museum!  Live and direct from CBBC’s Space Hoppers, author Mark Brake and science rapper Jon Chase present two days of awesome thought experiments.

Day 1: Really Really Big Questions about Space and Time.

Discover what it might be like to take your holiday in outer space.  Watch in wonder as the solar system is built before your very eyes from only fruit, balloons, and toilet rolls.

Day 2: The Science and Fiction of Doctor Who

Aliens and time machines, Cybermen and Daleks.  This show takes you on a journey through the fantastic worlds of Doctor Who, and asks: 'Do we live in The Doctor's science fiction world?’

Myths, Monsters and Magic
13-19 Feb, 12-3.30pm

Discover a land steeped in myths and legends.  Make a monstrous Morgawr mask, magical mermaid puppets and more, with a week of activities inspired by Cornish folklore.

Monster Hunters Trail
11-19 Feb, 10am-5pm

Search high and low for the mythical beasts and fantastical creatures hiding in our galleries.

Douglas Dapper’s Creature Feature
14 & 16 Feb, 11.30am, 2pm and 3.30pm

Join the Story Explorer on his quest to find the truth behind the marvellous monstrosities and bizarre beasties from Cornwall’s past.

Folklore and Fairytales
13, 15 & 17 Feb, 11.30am, 2pm and 3.30pm

Once upon a time… Enjoy a spellbinding selection of traditional Cornish folk stories and fairytales in the atmospheric surroundings of our Cornish Quayside gallery.

All activities are FREE with Museum entrance ticket.
One “make and take” activity each day. 
Adult supervision required.