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June 2017

Summer Family Fun – Make your Own National Park

Friday, June 30, 2017 - Thursday, July 13, 2017
John Muir’s Birthplace, 126 High Street
Dunbar , East Lothian EH42 1JJ United Kingdom
£1
make your own national park

Drop in anytime to have a go at designing your own National Park - will you go dramatic scenery or peaceful tranquillity? Suitable for everyone. £1 Donation.

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July 2017

Summer Family Fun – Pottery Pieces

Friday, July 14, 2017 - Thursday, July 27, 2017
John Muir’s Birthplace, 126 High Street
Dunbar , East Lothian EH42 1JJ United Kingdom
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£1
paper plate

Have a go at being an Archaeologist! Try to put together the pieces of our pottery that have been found - then design your own plate and turn it into a jigsaw for your friends and relatives to solve! Suitable for all. £1 donation.

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Summer Family Fun – Marvellous minibeasts

Friday, July 28, 2017 - Thursday, August 10, 2017
John Muir’s Birthplace, 126 High Street
Dunbar , East Lothian EH42 1JJ United Kingdom
£1
minibeasts

Drop in anytime to celebrate to marvellous minibeasts that surround us and help keep our planet healthy. Make your own minibeast to take away! Suitable for all, donation £1.

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August 2017

Summer Family Fun – Rock Creatures

Friday, August 11, 2017 - Sunday, August 27, 2017
John Muir’s Birthplace, 126 High Street
Dunbar , East Lothian EH42 1JJ United Kingdom
£1
pebble pet

To celebrate our John Muir & Geology Exhibition, come along to make your own rock creature - what will you call yours?  Suitable for all - donation £1.

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September 2017

Weekend Family Fun – Bridge Challenge

Friday, September 1, 2017 / 1:00 pm - Sunday, September 3, 2017 / 5:00 pm
John Muir’s Birthplace, 126 High Street
Dunbar , East Lothian EH42 1JJ United Kingdom
£1
Queensferry crossing

To celebrate the opening of the new Queensferry Crossing this week, we challenge you to build a bridge from material we provide and drive a toy car safely across it, we will feature the best on our facebook page! While you are building, why not read about John Muir's own ice bridge adventure with Stickeen the dog?

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Weekend Family fun – Bridge Challenge!

Friday, September 8, 2017 / 1:00 pm - Sunday, September 10, 2017 / 5:00 pm
£1
Queensferry crossing

To celebrate the opening of the new Queensferry Crossing this week, we challenge you to build a bridge from material we provide and drive a toy car safely across it, we will feature the best on our facebook page! While you are building, why not read about John Muir's own ice bridge adventure with Stickeen the dog?

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Weekend Family Fun – Leafy Art

Friday, September 15, 2017 / 1:00 pm - Monday, September 18, 2017 / 5:00 pm
John Muir’s Birthplace, 126 High Street
Dunbar , East Lothian EH42 1JJ United Kingdom
£1
leaf animals

As the leaves start to turn and fall off the trees, why not see what beautiful works of art you can turn them into? Make a collage, turn them into animals, or use them to build a lovely leafy picture! The only limit is your imagination.

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Weekend Family Fun – Leafy Art

Friday, September 22, 2017 / 1:00 pm - Sunday, September 24, 2017 / 5:00 pm
John Muir’s Birthplace, 126 High Street
Dunbar , East Lothian EH42 1JJ United Kingdom
£1
leaf animals

As the leaves start to turn and fall off the trees, why not see what beautiful works of art you can turn them into? Make a collage, turn them into animals, or use them to build a lovely leafy picture! The only limit is your imagination.

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Doors Open Weekend – Family Trail

Saturday, September 23, 2017 - Sunday, September 24, 2017
john muir's birthplace dusk

To celebrate Doors Open weekend - we have a special kids' trail to help them unlock some extra fantastic facts about John Muir as they explore the building. Ask at the information desk for more details! Look out for stickers for those who get all the answers correct.

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Weekend Family Fun – Drawing Nature

Friday, September 29, 2017 / 1:00 pm - Sunday, October 1, 2017 / 5:00 pm
£1
leaf drawing

Looking forward to our 'This is Earth' Exhibition starting on 8 October, drop in anytime and have a go at sketching some of the natural objects we have put out. We will post the best examples on our social media channels! This is Earth is a collaborative exhibition of artists thinking not just about Earth itself, but our place on it, and will run from 8 October - 18 November.

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