2018 Christmas workshops

At weekends of 8th-9th, 15th-16th and from December 22nd to January 6th, the 2018 Christmas workshops will take place at 10:00 am, 12:00 pm, 03:00 pm and 05:00 pm. Explora workshops provide little visitors with a unique experience: a magical connection with experimentation, science, technology, DIY, and a lot of creativity.

For all children aged 3 to 5 years:

  • The Colours of Christmas – 8th-9th, 15th-16th and from December 22nd, 2018
    Red, green, gold, silver: create an amazing Christmas decoration with the unique painting technique of Spin Art.
  • Going for a stroll with the Befana from January 2nd to 6th, 2019
    Find out together with the nicest old lady of these holiday days how to play many adventures in a magical animated story.

For all children aged 6 to 11 years:

  • Experiments under the treeWeekends of 8th-9th, 15th-16th and from December 22nd to January 6th, 2019
    Experiment with fluid viscosity, making assumptions, observations and deductions like a real scientist and play with physics. The activity, offered during the Christmas holidays, focuses on the themed customisation of the final experiment, thus rediscovering manual skills.

When: weekends of 8th-9th, 15th-16th and from December 22nd to January 6th, 2019 at 10:00 am, 12:00 pm, 03:00 pm, 05:00 pm
Closed on December 24th, 25th, 31st, 2018, and January 1st, 2019. Check out our calendar.

How to attend: Workshop is included in the Museum ticket price, number of participants is limited, duration is approx. 25 minutes. In order to attend the workshops offered in the pavilion, you can book your ticket within 30 minutes prior to your entry time.

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Add Officina in Cucina, Cooking Lab, to your visit to the Museum and become a real chef!
On schedule during the Christmas holidays Recipes from the garden – Spinach balls: the would-be chefs will have the task of blanching and rolling spinach into small balls. Wear aprons and make a scientific experiment, by observing a newly extracted chlorophyll through a real microscope.

Recipes from the garden, a rich calendar of not-to-be-missed events with recipes to celebrate the educational vegetable gardens now set up at Explora, created through the GARDENStoGROW, Urban Horticulture for Innovative and Inclusive Early Childhood Education, a project co-funded by the Erasmus+ Programme of the European Union.

Workshop lasts 50 minutes
Age: 3-5 years, at 10:45 am and 6-11 years, at 03:45 pm.  
When: Saturdays, Sundays and holidays (December 26th).
Ticket price workshop € 10.00. Entry ticket to the exhibit pavilion is € 6.00 only if visits take place on the same day.

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Are schools closed? Would you like to spend a whole day at Explora? Find out more

Find out how to become a key player in the 2018 Christmas holidays