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It's ‘Mini Madness’ at the British Motor Museum This Easter Holiday

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It’s all about ‘Mini Madness’ at the British Motor Museum this Easter from 9 -24 April with a host of exciting Mini themed family activities! Families can explore the Museum on a Family Trail, join the Mini mad characters on a family tour or design and make a Mini in the air drying clay workshops.

On 13 and 20 April, children can join the STEM ambassadors from MOD Kineton for their Mini Egg Rover Challenge and over the Easter Weekend from 15 - 18 April children can enjoy a traditional Easter Egg hunt with a bit of a Mini twist.

The ‘Road Map’ Family Trail takes place every day enabling families to explore the cars in the collection that are linked by name to different destinations around the world. Children can also Make a Mini with air drying clay to take home. The Mini Family Tour takes place every day at 1.30pm when families can meet the Mini mad factory characters, Patsy or Victor, and enjoy a fun and informative tour of the Museum. Throughout the day children can meet Patsy or Victor as they pop up around the Museum telling them about their lives, fashion and music from the 1960’s.

The Mini Egg Rover Challenge takes place on two days only (Wednesday 13 & 20 April) from 11am until 3pm. Children will have to programme and guide their Sphero RVR Robot across a challenging assault course whilst trying to keep their chocolate mini eggs safe. STEM Ambassadors from MOD Kineton will be on hand to help guide children with the challenge.

Emma Rawlinson, Life Long Learning Officer at the British Motor Museum said “We have lots of fun activities for families to enjoy this Easter including a traditional egg hunt! Children particularly love our costumed characters who bring the Museum to life in a friendly and informative way. Patsy and Victor will enlighten them about life, fashion, music and of course cars from the 1960’s!”

Museum entry is just £40 for a family in advance or £44 on the day, £14.50 for adults in advance or £16 on the day, £12.50 for concessions in advance or £14 on the day, £9 for children (5-16 years) in advance or £10 on the day and under 5s are FREE.

There is also the option to Gift Aid or donate your entry fee and get an Annual Pass in return, at no extra cost. All family activities are included in Museum admission and run on a drop in basis, just visit the Family Activity station on arrival to find out what is going on when. All activities are suitable for 3+ years with adult supervision, unless otherwise specified. 

To find out more information about Easter activities please call 01926 895300 or visit the website at www.britishmotormuseum.co.uk

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