Toddler Takeover III: Merry Mayhem

20th December, 2021 - 20th December, 2021

Normal museum admission ticket applies. 

Start and end times
11:00am - 4:00pm
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Join Petersfield Museum for a day of festive fun for you and your little ones!

With traditional tales around the fireplace, messy play, Christmas crafts around the tree, carolling and the chance to meet Father Christmas, Petersfield Museum is being turned into a magical festive wonderland to get you and your little one into the Christmas spirit, with just a little bit of mayhem.

The Snowman’s Disco (Courtroom)

11:00-11:20, 12:30-12:50, 13:30-13:50, 15:00-15:20

Get your wiggle and groove on with our festive disco, featuring indoor snow! Enjoy your favourite Christmas jingles and dance along in our magical winter disco!

Story Time with Father Christmas (Courtroom)

11:30-12:00, 14:00-14:30

Get comfortable around our Christmas tree and enjoy the traditional story of ‘The Night Before Christmas’, read by Father Christmas himself!

Christmas Carolling (Courtroom)

12:00-12:10, 14:30-14:40

‘Rudolph the Red Nose Reindeer’, ‘When Santa got Stuck up the Chimney’ and ‘Jingle Bells’ are just some of the fun carols to be sung around our Christmas tree by our mischief makers, both young and old! We'll provide the Christmas bells and instruments so just bring your best singing voices!

Festive Storytelling (Flora Twort Gallery)

13:00-13:20, 15:30-15:50

Take a break from the mayhem around you with festive story in our quiet room, which includes a sensory tent, wrapping paper bin and other fun and relaxed activities.

Roaming Father Christmas (Whole site)

12:20-13:00, 15:00-15:30

Say hello to Father Christmas and get your last-minute present requests in as he wanders the halls of the museum - you could even ask him for a cheeky selfie (or should that be 'elf-ie'?).