What’s On at The Beaney
We run a variety of daily events and scheduled events throughout the year.
At Home Creative Activities
While Canterbury Museums and Galleries are closed during the national lockdown, we’ve created a number of FREE educational resources to keep the kids entertained.
Online Museum Quizzes
Fancy yourself a history whizz? Test your knowledge with our Online Museum Quizzes, all inspired by our collections!
These are perfect for kids learning from home, or for big kids who just love a good quiz.
Our free family friendly Museum Trail takes you on a 45 minute journey around The Beaney. This one-way route will help you get the most out of our museum and galleries at an enjoyable, socially distanced, pace.
BEAM! Interactive Game Projector
Enjoy our virtual playground where children can enjoy a variety of exciting, motion-activated games! Available on weekends and during special events.
Kids Corner: The Garden Room
Enjoy a host of farmyard-themed family activities including toys, games and puppets.
Explorer Point: People and Places Gallery
Bring stained glass windows to life by creating your very own at our Explorer Point. Plus enjoy our interactive dressing up area and discover our Kaleidoscope exploration point.
Kids Corner: Explorers and Collectors Gallery
See the ancient Egyptian mummified cat and try your hand at mummification. Enjoy investigating, object handling, microscope exploration and more!
Kids Corner: Masters and Materials Gallery
Let your imagination roam free with our popular Doll’s House, full of furniture and characters for little ones to enjoy. Don’t forget to take a peek at the Kaleidoscope exploration point too!
Our museums are always hosting new and exciting family activities and workshops.