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February Half Term: Martian Garden

Create a life size Martian garden and design space food packaging influenced by the Moving to Mars exhibition.

What to expect

Think about how we will grow food in another atmosphere and the challenges that will bring, as well as how this might change the kind of things we eat. Using paper, recycled containers and cardboard, join this collaborative make and build activity.

Booking information

Monday 17 – Friday 21 February, daily, 13.00 – 16.00

Suitable for families with children aged 5-11 years.

FREE, drop-in

Parents/guardians must remain with their children at all times

No booking required unless attending as a group of 6 or more children. Please contact

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Isobel Irwin

Isobel is a freelance Prop and Puppet maker. She has experience working in theatre, film and tv. She enjoys learning new skills and problem solving through making.

Related exhibition

Moving to Mars

The journey to the Red Planet has become one of the great challenges of our time. Through immersive recreations and new commissions, discover how every detail of this extraordinary mission must be designed.

for families

Information for families

The new Design Museum offers a great day our for families including a free permanent display for the first time.