Family Workshops – Wheels, sails and wings

Wednesday 22nd August 2018 1.30pm to 3pm

How did wheels help the Romans win battles?

How did the Vikings use the wind to invade Britain?

How did watching birds help engineers design the first planes?

Make your own chariot, long-ship or plane and see if it rolls, floats or flies!

Suitable for ages 5 to 11



Booking is not essential but it helps us to know how many people will be attending. You can do this by:

Email: [email protected]

Call: 01653 691262 to book your places, you can leave a message and we will return your call

Pop in and see us:  We are open Thursday, Friday, Saturday 10am – 4pm ( 31st March- 27th October)

Please let us know which session you will be attending, your name, your child’s name and age and a contact number.


We are a charity, therefore we do charge a small fee to cover the cost of materials which is adults £1, children £1.

How to find us

We are located on the B1248 Yorkersgate in Malton. Our nearest car parks are Market Place – 2 hours free parking, and Water Lane – pay and display. Our postcode for sat nav instructions is YO17 7AB. Bus and train stations are within easy reach walking  distance of the museum.

Key information

The museum consists of two exhibition rooms and an entrance lobby. To  enter the museum there are three stone steps. Please note we do not have toilets or eating facilities onsite.