Brand New Museum Backpacks for Hire

Brand New Museum Backpacks for Hire

Wednesday, June 27, 2018

Here at True’s Yard we are constantly looking for news ways for young children to enjoy the Museum.

Our latest innovation is our new backpacks. They are available at the Reception Desk for hire. The cost is just £1 to hire! There are Lots of fun activities in the backpack for families to do together.

Judith Simmonds, School’s Liaison Officer at the Museum designed the backpacks and described them as:


These backpacks are perfect for the summer holidays and offer a unique Museum experience for children focusing on the senses and making learning fun. This project would not have been possible without the support and funding by The William Cleave Charitable Trust.”


The backpacks are suitable for all ages and children will receive a personalised certificate when they return the backpack.


Activities include:-

  • Guessing games
  • I Spy
  • Mystery objects
  • Play with Victorian toys
  • Senses trail
  • Jigsaw puzzle
  • Colouring pencils
  • Chance to dress up

For more information please contact:

  • True’s Yard Museum – 01553 770479 or