Brighton Museum

Free Day: Exploring our World

Join us once a month for one of our themed Free Days at Brighton Museum, with family fun, hands-on creative activities and bite-size talks.

Take part in a range of special family events exploring the natural world, sustainability and how small actions can make big changes.

The Living Coast Undersea Experience
11am-4pm, drop in
Education Pavilion, ground floor
Explore the underwater environment of our very own local Marine Conservation Zone with this amazing interactive, virtual reality & 360 degree experience. The Marine Conservation Zone runs from Brighton Marina to Beachy Head and keeps an area safe from damaging activities to allow it the species and habitats to thrive or recover.
Find out more about the Living Coast Undersea Experience

Maya the Mermaid
12–12.45pm, 1.15–2pm, 2.30–3.15pm
Art Room, ground floor
Meet Maya the Mermaid and her fishy friends. Learn about the impact of pollution on underwater creatures and become a recycling warrior with Maya!
For all ages, especially our younger visitors.

Zine making with the Revival Collective
MuseumLab, first floor
Make your own ‘zine in this fun, crafty workshop. Share your own ‘small actions’ to inspire others to take small steps in sustainable living.

Be a Fashion Revolutionary
Museum Lab, second floor
The Revival Collective will look at the alarming environmental and unethical issues within the fashion industry, share some of their favourite sustainable brands and businesses and work with you to come up with small achievable steps and actions we can all do in our everyday lives to be fashion revolutionaries.

Brighton Dolphin Project
11am – 4pm, drop in
Wildlife Photographer of the Year exhibition, second floor
Find out about the incredible diversity of marine wildlife along the Sussex coastline and learn what we can all do to support marine conservation. The Brighton Dolphin Project is an initiative from the World Cetacean Alliance.

Learning from the Victorians
20th Century Gallery, ground floor
Stop and have a chat with Victorian kitchen maids, Maisie and Daisy, and discover the simple, sustainable methods used in Victorian homes.

Please note the museum is open 10am-5pm but the activities run 11am-4pm.


Free, drop-in. All ages