Whats On Over the Summer Holidays at The Etches Collection

This summer we have lots on-site activities for everyone!


Every Friday we will have FOSSIL FRIDAY- Bring the best of your own fossils in to the museum, take a look under our high powered microscope and ask our team to identify your finds!

On Thursday’s we have an exciting Cave Art and Fossil Workshop (10am-2pm)


We also have the following daily…

Fossil mould painting

Build & paint your own wooden dinosaur

Flying reptile gliders

Fossil lucky dip

Plus competitions and raffles galore!

Other Activities on at the Museum throughout the Holidays 
Excavation Pit, Monster Checklists - how many Jurassic reptiles can you see in our CGI imagery, childrens Fossil Workbooks, Dino Colouring, Activity Sheets 


Come and spend a couple of hours in the company of the universally acclaimed fossil collector, Steve Etches.

Tickets need to be purchased in advance from the admission desk either in person or by phone 01929 270000.


Adult £15.00

*Child (5-16 years) £8.00    

*All children under the age of 16 must be accompanied by an adult.  

Please note these trips are not suitable for buggies or wheelchairset 

The following dates are currently available (weather permitting)

Bay tour dates for October & November:


Wednesday 4th October – 11:00am

Sunday 8th October – 13:30pm

Tuesday 17th October – 10:30am

Monday 23rd October – 13:30pm


Thursday 2nd November- 10:30am

Thursday 9th November - 15:00pm

Sunday 19th November – 12:30pm

Monday 22nd November – 13:30pm 

For further information please call 01929 270 000

or email rachael.harris@theetchescollection.org