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Meccano Models Workshop

Up Next: 27th August 2022, 10:30am
Location: The Eye of York, York, YO1 9RY
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Learn the basics of Meccano and create a moving model to take home.

This event is ideal for a parent/grandparent/adult carer and child who want to work together on a single model but is also suitable for individual adults who want to create. The workshop will be run by experienced facilitators Kathleen and Harry who will lead you in making a small moving model to take home with you.

We advise that the workshop is for children 11 and over a due to the complex nature of Meccano building and all children must be accompanied by an adult.

There are two sessions available. Each session is 2 hours long.

Session costs £5 per adult with one child free per adult place (if required) and does not include entry to the museum (tickets must be purchased in order to enter the workshop. Children must be accompanied by an adult at all times and one model will be made per adult/child pair or per adult if no child place is required.

The workshops are happening at the following times:

Session 1- 10.30pm – 12.30pm

Session 2- 1.30pm – 3.30pm

Please note:

There is charge for this event to cover administration costs and materials. For safety, places are limited and are entry by ticket only.

If you’re more than 15 minutes late for your workshop, unfortunately we may not be able to guarantee entry. This is to help us keep everyone safe within the museum by keeping visitor numbers at the required levels.

York Castle Museum Opening Hours

Monday 11am-5pm

Tuesday - Sunday 10am-5pm

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