Object handling sessions
Hands On desks

Please note: the Hands on desks will be closed on 10 December 2018. The desks will also be closed from 21 December 2018 to 3 January 2019. They will reopen on 4 January 2019.

Daily, 11.00–16.00
Free, just drop in

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A unique opportunity to handle objects from the Museum’s collection. Volunteers will help you and answer your questions.

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An object handling session at the British Museum