February half term: Monkey Mischief

Come along to the National Museum of Scotland this February half term for lots of fun activities.

February half term: Monkey Mischief

About February half term: Monkey Mischief

Join our primate party and take part in daily activities inspired by our Monkey Business exhibition.

Highlights include Monkeying Around dance and movement workshops (11-17 February), heads and tails mask and bottom-making and a special Science Saturday on 18 February, all about anatomy.

Full programme and booking available from 1 February.

Monkeying Around – dance and movement workshops

Sat 11 – Fri 17 February
Free – booking/sign-up required
Event Space Level 2

Join our friends from Shuffle Dance to learn a range of monkey moves to help you cross different natural environments and make it to the once in a lifetime Primate Dance! Follow the music and watch out for those pesky human primate cousins!

4 sessions per day, 30 child places per session as follows:

10:30 – 11:10 from walking to age 4. Children must be accompanied. Book from 1 February.

11:30 – 12:10 from walking to age 4. Children must be accompanied. Sign up on day.

13:30 – 14:15 P1 - P4 age. Adults not required to stay but should remain nearby in the museum. Book from 1 February.

14:30 – 15:15 P1 - P4 age. Adults not required to stay but should remain nearby in the museum. Sign up on

While we take every opportunity to ensure the details for February half term: Monkey Mischief are accurate, we always advise that you contact the event organiser before setting out for the event to avoid disapointment.

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