Fossil fun on offer at Doncaster museum

Doncaster Museum and Art Gallery.
Doncaster Museum and Art Gallery.

People across the borough will be given the chance to celebrate national Science Week this weekend with a special event for families.

British Science Week is a ten-day celebration of science, technology, engineering and maths - featuring fascinating, entertaining and engaging events and activities across the UK for people of all ages.

On Sunday 22 March Doncaster Museum is hosting its ‘Prehistory Mysteries’ event between 10.30am and 4pm.

Visitors to the museum will be able to meet Sophie the baby Tyrannosaurus Rex, take part a fun craft activities and see Fizzy - their famous Ichthyosaur.

Councillor Bob Johnson, Cabinet Member for Leisure and Culture, said: “This looks set to be a great event.

He continued: “Prehistory Mysteries is free but places are limited so book in advance to avoid disappointment.”

To book places call Doncaster Museum on 01302 734293 lines are open from Wednesday-Sunday.

For more information please on the event please visit

And to learn more about British Science Week please go to