The Museum of Marvellous Things... where the impossible can happen!   

Discover Moons like Balloons, dance with Doo-Dahs in cages, sing with Noo-Nahs on stages and marvel at the many wonders on display inside this amazing place. Because this is a museum like no other - it’s made from the magic of YOUR imagination – and you get to bring it alive.

"Absolutely thrilled with Kristina Stephenson's event. My 4 year old was enthralled. It was so well done, loved every moment. Fantastic value for money." Audience Member, Hexham Book Festival 2021.

With storytelling, puppets, songs, movement, music, craft and a special measuring machine that needs to be filled with MAGIC, this is a lively, colourful, interactive event with author and illustrator Kristina Stephenson, based on her new picture book ‘The Museum of Marvellous Things’.

Ages: 3+


  • Babies under 1 go FREE (must have a ticket). Under 12’s to be accompanied by an adult. Concession rates apply to under 16’s only.
  • Please note that a handling charge of 50p per ticket applies to bookings made in person or over the phone. No handling charges apply to online bookings.
  • Carers qualify for free ‘essential companion’ tickets. Wheelchair spaces are limited, please call the Box Office on 01434 652477 to book (booking fees will not apply).
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Image of the picture book on an orange background with stars and swirls surrounding it image of a boy holding up a sign to hanging planets in a classroom image of a boy standing next to a giant dragon