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September 2018

Weekend Family Fun – Leafy Mobile

Friday, September 7, 2018 / 1:00 pm - Sunday, September 9, 2018 / 5:00 pm
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leaf mobile

Drop in anytime to make your own leafy mobile and say hello to Autumn.

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Table Saw

An Ingenious Whittler – John Muir The Inventor

Saturday, September 8, 2018 - Sunday, November 18, 2018
John Muir’s Birthplace, 126 High Street
Dunbar , East Lothian EH42 1JJ United Kingdom
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Our ever-popular temporary exhibition returns celebrating the amazing machines that John Muir invented to make life easier.  His designs included clocks and barometers to plans for study desks and 'early rising machines'. Sit on the loafer's chair for a noisy surprise or draw up a blueprint for your own invention!

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Weekend Family Fun – Marvellous Marble Run

Friday, September 14, 2018 - Monday, September 17, 2018
John Muir’s Birthplace, 126 High Street
Dunbar , East Lothian EH42 1JJ United Kingdom
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To go along with our John Muir: An Ingenious Whittler exhibition, drop in anytime to have a go at building an ultimate Marble run - have far can you make them go?  

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Weekend Family Fun – Marvellous Marble Run

Friday, September 21, 2018 - Sunday, September 23, 2018
John Muir’s Birthplace, 126 High Street
Dunbar , East Lothian EH42 1JJ United Kingdom
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To go along with our John Muir: An Ingenious Whittler exhibition, drop in anytime to have a go at building an ultimate Marble run - have far can you make them go?

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Weekend Family Fun – Doors Open Day 2018

Friday, September 28, 2018 - Sunday, September 30, 2018

Drop in anytime to try our family trail especially put together for Year of Young People and Doors Open Day 2018.  Try to find the answers to questions about John's Childhood in Dunbar, as well as finding out about John's own children!

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October 2018

October Holiday Family Fun – Inventions!

Friday, October 5, 2018 - Sunday, October 21, 2018
John Muir’s Birthplace, 126 High Street
Dunbar , East Lothian EH42 1JJ United Kingdom
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Table Saw

What does John Muir have in common with Wallace and Gromit? They both invented a machine to get them out of bed in the morning! Drop in any time over October half term and explore our temporary exhibition John Muir - An Ingenious Whittler.  Have a go at making and designing your own inventions - can you make an early rising machine? What about a clock a table saw or a barometer?  These were all ingenious inventions by John.  What…

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Weekend Family Fun – Scootchers and Scary Stories!

Friday, October 26, 2018 - Sunday, October 28, 2018
John Muir’s Birthplace, 126 High Street
Dunbar , East Lothian EH42 1JJ United Kingdom
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Boowuzzie

Drop in anytime this weekend to find out about the scootchers and scary stories John and his friends would play. Who were the Dandy Doctors? Why was John so scared of them? Once you have explored you can do some Halloween colouring and word searches to take home!  

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November 2018

Weekend Family Fun – Time

Friday, November 2, 2018 / 1:00 pm - Sunday, November 4, 2018 / 5:00 pm
John Muir’s Birthplace, 126 High Street
Dunbar , East Lothian EH42 1JJ United Kingdom
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paper plate clock

Visit our exhibition all about John Muir's inventions, see his clock on display in our permanent gallery and have a go at making your own paper plate clock which will help younger childer learn to tell the time. Decorate in any way you like!

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Weekend Family Fun – Time!

Friday, November 9, 2018 / 8:00 am - Sunday, November 11, 2018 / 5:00 pm
John Muir’s Birthplace, 126 High Street
Dunbar , East Lothian EH42 1JJ United Kingdom
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paper plate clock

Visit our exhibition all about John Muir's inventions, see his clock on display in our permanent gallery and have a go at making your own paper plate clock which will help younger childer learn to tell the time. Decorate in any way you like!

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Weekend Family Fun – Leaf Mobiles

Friday, November 16, 2018 / 8:00 am - Sunday, November 18, 2018 / 5:00 pm
John Muir’s Birthplace, 126 High Street
Dunbar , East Lothian EH42 1JJ United Kingdom
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leaf mobile

Take some time to celebrate autumn and make this lovely leafy mobile to hang anywhere in the house  an easy way to make use of all the leaves lying around right now!

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