Magic Carpet

Magic Carpet is our monthly storytelling and activity session for under 5’s and their families and carers. Today we explored the theme of Rocks!
This included …..

Visiting the fossils gallery to find some glow in the dark rocks, handling real rocks from the collection, making gemstone pictures and rubbings from dinosaur casts and sensory play for babies

 Sessions are on the last Friday of the month at 10.30- 11.30 and 11.30 – 12.30 and are free, but you need to book a place a week before the event by ringing 0161 275 2648

The next Magic Carpet is on Friday 31 August and the theme is West Africa which is part of the We Face forward programme of events linked to the exhibitions at Manchester Museum, Manchester Art Gallery, The Whitworth Art Gallery and Platt Hall Gallery of Costume .
 For further information about family activities visit

Exploring the fossils gallery at the museum


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