Picture gallery: Sheringham Museum family fun day

People have been given the chance to get-hands on with artefacts from the sea as part of event celebrating National Science and Engineering Week.

Emma Leedham, ocean scientist at the University of East Anglia, helped lead hands-on workshops teaching families about marine critters and their habitats on at The Mo Museum in Sheringham Saturday .

People were also given the chance to handle artefacts from the sea.

The workshops were part of National Science and Engineering Week, which takes place from March 11-20.

This is the first year The Mo has taken part in the initiative.


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Laura Crossley, museum manager, said, 'We are delighted to be part of National Science and Engineering Week and are pleased to give families the chance to work with a talented ocean scientist, who is sure to inspire young minds'.

The current museum opened in April 2010.

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It is open from February 1 – October 31 Tuesday to Saturday and Bank Holidays 10am – 4.30pm and Sunday midday – 4pm.

Admission costs are �3.50 for adults, �3 for concessions, �1.50 for children (five-16) and is free for under -fives. Pre-booked groups are charged �2.50 per person.

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