Build a Summer of Fun

Celebrate all things LEGO® this summer



Saturday 20 July - Sunday 1 September

Visitor information




Free entry to the Museum and exhibition. Charges apply to most events; free crafts also available)

Please check the website for full details of each event and booking information


Join us as we celebrate all things LEGO® this summer with an exhibition featuring models of Northern innovations and an events programme full of exploring, inventing and building activities for all the family.

Brilliant Bricks: A LEGO® Timeline of Northern Innovation
Opening 20 July, this exhibition highlights what the North has done for the world through 45 intricate models

Discovery Days
Craft sessions every Tuesday & Thursday during the school holidays

Play + Invent
Explore and build your own inventions on Wednesdays during the school holidays

LEGO® Minifigures Trail
Follow the clues to find the science-themed minifigures in the Museum

Professor Pumpernickel
24 & 25 July; 11am, 1pm & 2.30pm
Fire, explosions and loads of mess.

Summer Science Club
30 July - 2 August for ages 7-10
13 - 16 August for ages 11-16

Liquid Science Show
8 - 11 August, 10.30am*, 12pm, 1.30pm & 3pm (*relaxed session)
Interactive bubble show with Jesse Ward

Disco of Light and Sound
21 August; 11am-1pm & 2-4pm
Summer family disco