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Rock-pooling and Crafts Day

Rock-pooling and Crafts Day

25 July 2019 10:07 - 25 July 2019

A day of exploring, creating and learning as we dive below the surface to meet the creatures that live on our doorstep along the Fife coastline.


*10am – 1pm (with 15 min break)*- Local Artist Milla Fyfe will run a crafting workshop in the museum Education Centre where you can make your own rock pool/sea creatures.

1pm – 2pm LUNCH BREAK

2pm – 4pm – Once the tide has gone out, it’s time to head to the shoreline to explore the rock pools with Fife Coast and Countryside Trust.

Recommended for ages 8-12, must be accompanied by an adult.

Please wear appropriate clothing for the day.

£5 per child. Adults accompany for free.

Places are limited so please see Eventbrite or contact the museum to book.

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