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World Book Day games

World Book Day games

Lots of great games on the World Book Day site.

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The Great Fire of London

The Great Fire of London

Help fight the Fire of London. A sizzling game from the Museum of London.

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Rizk

Rizk

Grow and protect your space age Plant but watch out for those pesky Spores. From the Science Museum

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The Wheel of Life

The Wheel of Life

Explore the Buddhist Wheel of Life in this amazing painting and create your own Wheel of Life. From CLEO and Andy Weber

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Young explorers

Young explorers

Play games and make stuff, explore world histories and cultures from the British Museum.

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Thingdom

Thingdom

Make baby Things and care for them. Cuddly fun from the Science Museum

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Maurice the Mole

Maurice the Mole

Help Maurice survive the different weather conditions. Furry fun from Devon Wildlife Trust.

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Tanks!

Noisy fun from Tyne & Wear Archives & Museums.

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Inside the Egyptian Mummies

Inside the Egyptian Mummies

Look inside Ancient Egyptian mummies with this great interactive from BMAG for Kids.

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Mary Seacole

Mary Seacole

Help Mary Seacole make plant medicine for the Crimean soldiers. From My Learning.

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Move and Make

Move and Make

Make buildings and vehicles from history then see the real things. From the Museum of London.

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Make Do and Mend

Make Do and Mend

Make your own online recycled puppet from firstsite.

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Battle of Britain: 303 Squadron

Battle of Britain: 303 Squadron

Can you earn your WWII flight wings as part of 303 Squadron? From Channel 4.

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Create a Costume

Create a Costume

Have fun finishing off costumes and shoes from history. From the Museum of London.

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Keepy Uppy

Keepy Uppy

This game from CBBC's Blue Peter will have you practising your footy skills.

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Spotted Pacman

Spotted Pacman

You're a hungry ladybird. Eat as many aphids as you can but watch out for the ants. From the Woodland Trust.

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Unmask the Lewis Chessmen

Unmask the Lewis Chessmen

Play a Viking Trading game and find out more about these walrus tusk pieces from National Museums Scotland.

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Bug Blaster

Bug Blaster

This Bug Blaster game from the Met Office has insects with attitude.

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Enchanted Palace

Enchanted Palace

Find the bits of the musical clock in Kensington Palace and help the royals along the way. Fun from Historic Royal Palaces.

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Relic: Guardians of the Museum

Relic: Guardians of the Museum

Unlock all the relics and return them to the museum. From CBBC.

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Music Aztec Plays It

Music Aztec Plays It

Take on 3 Aztec musical challenges with Mexicolore Kids.

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Time Explorer

Time Explorer

A fab time travelling game from the British Museum.

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Making Ganesh

Making Ganesh

Create the Hindu elephant god Ganesh. From Cleo.

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Draw the Buddha's Face

Draw the Buddha's Face

Use a grid to help you draw the Buddha's face. From Cleo.

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Trees and Tides

Trees and Tides

Get arty in the woods or on the beach with Trees and Tides from ArtisanCam.

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Slip Decorator

Slip Decorator

Make and decorate a plate and see it fired. from ArtisanCam.

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Make-a-Flake

Make-a-Flake

Make your own snowflake online with this interactive on the Woodlands Trust website.

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MP for a Week

MP for a Week

Be MP for a Week and vote on new laws and more from Parliament online.

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Super Action Comic Maker

Super Action Comic Maker

Choose and pose your action hero then write your own comic. From ArtisanCam.

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Antarctic Adventure

Antarctic Adventure

How much do you know about the Antarctic? Complete the challenges to help your south pole team. From Ordnance Survey.

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BatSense

BatSense

You're a bat: hunt for insects in order to survive but watch out for predators. From the Horniman Museum.

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Virtual Quarry Rescue

Virtual Quarry Rescue

Click on people in danger in the quarry and answer the pop-up question correctly to save them. From the Mineral Products Association.

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Airship game

Airship game

Take to the skies with this great Airship game from National Museums Scotland.

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Caboodle

Caboodle

Caboodle is our great new website. From Culture24.

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The Secret Dancer

The Secret Dancer

Watch this interactive film game and track down the Little Dancer by clicking quickly and solving puzzles along the way. From Tate Kids.

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Picture Book Maker

Picture Book Maker

This Picture Book Maker interactive helps you to make your own picture book. A fun activity from ArtisanCam.

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Royal Challenge

Royal Challenge

Can you sort out who the kings and queens of England are and put them on their thrones? From the Museum Network.

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Darwin's Footsteps

Darwin's Footsteps

Fantastic nature game about Charles Darwin. Llamas, turtles, finches and more! From Rolls-Royce and ASE.

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Race Against Chime

Race Against Chime

Swing on your rope and use your soap to clean Big Ben in time for its 150th birthday. High up fun from Parliament.

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Aphid Attack

Aphid Attack

Sign in (for free) to play the Aphid Attack game and more in My Patch on the National Trust's Food Glorious Food site.

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Henry VIII: Dressed to Kill

Henry VIII: Dressed to Kill

Beat Henry VIII's knights in combat first and then you can fight the King himself. From Historic Royal Palaces.

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Escape From The Mummy's Tomb!

Escape From The Mummy's Tomb!

Discover an ancient Egyptian tomb and collect the objects for the World Museum. From National Museums Liverpool.

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My Patch

My Patch

Sign in (for free) to play My Patch games on the National Trust's Food Glorious Food site.

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Henry VIII's champions

Henry VIII: heads and hearts

Have you got what it takes to be King Henry VIII's jousting champion? From Historic Royal Palaces.

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Walk through a Victorian House

Walk through a Victorian House

Sam the dog is missing! Travel back in time to 1870 and help find him. From the Geffrye Museum.

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To the rescue

To the rescue

Can you help the WWF Ranger save some of the world's endangered species? From WWF.

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Egg Trail Chase

Egg Trail Chase

Help Feathers make his way through the Easter Egg Trails. But watch out for the sly fox. From the National Trust.

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Treasure Hunt

Treasure Hunt

Can you help Eric find the buried treasure before the time runs out? From Ordnance Survey.

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Dress a Victorian

Dress a Victorian

Just how many layers did a Victorian lady wear? A dressing game from Ironbridge Gorge Museum.

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Avian Resurrection

Avian Resurrection

Your RSPB mission is to create 2 birds to live on new worlds. Fun but not as easy as it sounds.

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A cartoon of a pirate's face. He is scowling. He has a moustache, wears a monocle and has a skull motif on his hat.

Time Pirates

Can you stop the evil genius and his time pirates from stealing history? From the Museum of London.

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The Temple Stores

The Temple Stores

Quick! Can you help the Egyptian craftsmen to find their supplies? A fun balancing act of a game from National Museums Scotland.

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Yong's China Quest

Yong's China Quest

As Olympic fever sets in... are you up to this tricky Chinese challenge from My Learning?

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Science On The Subway

Science On The Subway

Alien attacks, asteroid wars, planets, suns and more in these great games from Glasgow Science Centre.

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Explore Lino-Printing With Edward Bawden

Create your own lino prints and posters in this fab activity from ArtisanCam.

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Fun With Animal Materials

Fun With Animal Materials

Art made from animals? Have a play with this arty game to find out more. From Museum Network.

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Roman Snakes and Ladders

Roman Snakes and Ladders

Play with a friend or beat the computer in this unusual board game from Tullie House Museum & Art Gallery

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Catch And Save

Catch and Save

A fishing game with a difference. Fishy science fun from the Marine Stewardship Council.

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Wasted!

Wasted!

Recycle your way out of heaps of trouble with the help of your pet mice. From the Science Museum

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Launchball

Launchball

The Science Museum's new game is tricky but addictive. Have a go - if you dare.

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My Culture Quest

My Culture Quest

This game from My Learning puts you in charge of finding treasures from around the world for a new exhibition.

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screenshot from the jewellery designer game

Jewellery Designer

Design your own bracelets and brooches, display them in the online gallery or see them worn by celebrities. From ArtisanCam.

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Egyptian Tomb Adventure

Egyptian Tomb Adventure

We love this game. Will you be able to crack the code and solve the clues? From National Museums Scotland.

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Nanw's Great Adventure

Nanw's Great Adventure

Help Nanw to find rare books in a huge library and get them to the librarian before time runs out! From The National Library of Wales.

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Computer graphic of a bird's eye view of a plane on a runway

Plane Builder

Can you build your own plane fit for a jungle rescue? From National Museums Scotland.

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Nine Mens Morris

Nine Mens Morris – A Roman Game

You need your wits about you for this game (also known as merels) - go on, have a go! From Tyne & Wear Museums.

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Trench Mission

Trench Mission

Beat the clock to deliver an important message in this WW1 game from The National Archives. Watch out for rats!

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All Dressed Up

All Dressed Up

Pick a time zone and a tune then off you go, dressing up with a twist... From the Museum of London.

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screenshot of a computer graphic of a hand typing in a code to a handset

Cracker - Break The Code

James Bond might find this game tricky - are you up to the challenge? From Science Museum.

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Taste Or Tat?

Taste Or Tat?

Try this strange and noisy gameshow if you dare. One of our favourite games ever. From West Midlands Museums.

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Gone Fishing

Gone Fishing

Use your Baryonyx claw to hook fish. Be quick so you don't starve! From the Natural History Museum.

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Curator Collection Game

Curator Collection Game

Catch the treasures and put them into the right boxes. Careful – don't break any! From BMAG.

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Computer graphic of a 1930s house

Virtual Village

Build a 1930s model village! Add houses, roads and trees, and signal trains through the station. From Bekonscot Model Village.

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Every Coin Tells A Story

Every Coin Tells A Story

Can you crack the Roman coin code? Make sure your sound is turned on for this game from Corinium Museum.

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Team Colours

Team Colours

Match the football strip to the team in this beautiful game from The Colour Museum. Will you make it to the third round?

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Sail Safe

Sail Safe

Get your sailing skills the fun way and put them to the test in the Ocean Challenge game. From The National Maritime Museum.

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Domesday Game

Domesday Game

We can't get past the deer park - bet you can do better. From The National Archives.

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Balloon Challenge

Balloon Challenge

Fly around the world in a hot air balloon in this game from Ulster Folk and Transport Museum. Up, up and away!

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Robo Poop

Science in the sewers. This game has an eco mission for you, we dare you to accept! From Scottish Water.

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Cotton Pickin' Bugs!

Cotton Pickin' Bugs!

Splat some bugs to protect your cotton crop. From Merseyside Maritime Museum.

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Kaleidoscope

Kaleidoscope

Use Buzz Lightyear, Sindy and other toys to make an online kaleidoscope. You won't be able to stop. From the V&A Museum of Childhood.

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Dino Jaws

Dinosaur Defender

Will you be able to whack the hungry raptors and save your babies? From the Natural History Museum.

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Grow Up

Grow Up

Race against the clock to match the parts of the creatures up! A fun and fast game from Planet ARKive.

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Robodoodle

Robodoodle

Doodle a robot and show it off in the Robodoodle gallery. Click on the pencil once you're on the site.From The Big Draw and The Open University.

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Explore the Dinosphere

Dinosphere

Hatch dinosaur eggs, help a lost dinosaur find its family, play dinosaur snap and then create a dinosaur scene! From The Children's Museum of Indianapolis.

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Egg And Spawn Race

Egg And Spawn Race

Imagine you're a fish. Can you race against time and dodge the sharks? Bet you're quicker than us. From Planet ARKive.

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Schiaparelli For Kids!

Schiaparelli For Kids!

Why was this fashion designer so shocking? Go to the star to play games and find out. From Philadelphia Museum of Art.

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MouthPower

Mouth Power

The health, history and biology of teeth in a fun interactive site from the National Museum of Dentistry in America.

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Create A Tartan

Create A Tartan

This simple site lets you create your own tartan patterns online and then send them to your friends. From V&A.

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What Dinosaur Are You?

What Dinosaur Are You?

Dinner ladies, look away now - this game is too scary for you. From the Natural History Museum.

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Games Gallery

Games Gallery

Loads of arty games - will you be quick enough to get on the high score board? Made for you by ArtisanCam's KidZone.

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Run From The Roundheads

Run From The Roundheads

Can you help Charles II escape with his life? You'll have to be quick. From Worcester City Museums.

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Hair Detective

Hair Detective

You have to head to the lab to solve this hairy mystery from the Natural History Museum.

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Clean Up The Clyde

Clean Up The Clyde

Are you up to the challenge? You have to be quick, and use your brains too for this fab game from Glasgow Science Centre.

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Boat Race

Boat Games

Boat Race, Tug of War and more. We love these great games from the Motorboat Museum.

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Memento Mori

Memento Mori

Match the symbols, solve the riddles and win the race - this one's a real challenge. From Tate.

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Moving Here

Multi-Mart

This game is so much more fun than real supermarkets... From Moving Here.

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Energy Info Zone

Energy Zone

8 fab games from The Science Museum. (Don't miss Energy Ninjas and Hungry Mice!)

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Design Your Tile

Design A Tile

This fantastic arty site based on Arts and Crafts designs will keep you busy for hours. From the V&A Museum.

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Nit Fit

Nit Fit

Dead skin, dreads, head lice and more in this fabulously nitty site. From The Natural History Museum.

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Design A Coat Of Arms

Design A Coat Of Arms

Ever fancied having your own family shield? Here's your chance to get creative. From V&A.

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Design A Garden

Design A Garden

Gardening with no mud... choose a time in history and design a garden to suit. From the Geffrye Museum Kids' Zone.

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Birthday Goodies!

Birthday Goodies!

Click on the pic to get your hands on Show Me's Birthday Goodies mini-site...

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Design A Room

Design A Room

Choose a room - Tudor, Victorian or Modern - and go decorating crazy in this design game from the Geffrye Museum Kids' Zone.

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Build A Toy

Build A Toy

You get to make a toy and then play with it in this fab game from the Museum of Childhood.

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Noisy Paintings

Noisy Paintings

Choose a picture then make lots and lots of noise... from The National Gallery.

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Climbers and Creepers

Climbers and Creepers

Buzzie Bee, games and stories about plants and gardens. From Royal Botanic Gardens at Kew.

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Egyptian Mummy

The Egyptian Mummy Game

How much do you know about mummies? Test your brain power here. From Birmingham Museums and Art Gallery.

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Green Pot Painter

Greek Pot Painter

Make and paint a virtual Ancient Greek pot. From Birmingham Museums and Art Gallery.

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Roman Centurion

Dress The Roman Centurion Game

Find out what a Roman soldier wore under his armour. You even get to dress him! From Birmingham Museums and Art Gallery.

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Learning Through Landscapes

Learning About Landscapes

This fab art site will bring out the artist in you. From Birmingham Museums and Art Gallery.

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Face It!

Face It!

Explore famous portraits and create your own, in this game from Show Me and the National Portrait Gallery.

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Hercules

Hercules

Explore the stories and the statues, from Show Me and Access Art.

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Move It! In 1850 By Train, Wagon And Boat

Move It! In 1850 By Train, Wagon And Boat

A Victorian race against time and money from Show Me and Thinktank.

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Conker Collectables

Conker Collectables

What would you choose at Conker Collectables? Site by Liverpool Museums.

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The Fish Olympics

The Fish Olympics

Let the fishy games begin... from Liverpool Museums.

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Bath Bubbles

Bath Bubbles

You'll need to be quick to play this sploshy Roman game... from the Roman Baths Museum.

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Joust!

Joust!

Choose your horse and your armour, and ride into combat in the joust. A fast and furious Tudor jousting game from The National Archives and The V&A.

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The Gallery Game

The Gallery Game

Paintings that make noises... strange. From The Victoria Art Gallery.

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The Dig

The Dig

Medieval? Victorian? Modern? You decide. From The Museum of London.

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Evacuation!

Evacuation!

You're an evacuee. What do you take? From Tyne and Wear Museums.

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Costume Drama Game

Costume Drama Game

A dressing-up game with a difference from The Museum of Costume.

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The Underworld

The Underworld

Dare you take this challenge from The British Museum?

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Predator or Scavenger?

Predator or Scavenger?

You decide. From The Natural History Museum.

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Jokes

Jokes

Warning - may make your sides hurt. From Oxford Uni Museum of Natural History.

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Tudor Exploration

Tudor Exploration

Explore the high seas with the Tudors. From the National Maritime Museum.

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The Case of the Mysterious Object

The Case of the Mysterious Object

What can you find out about this sculpture? From Tate.

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Play Senet

Play Senet

An Ancient Egyptian board game from The British Museum.

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Murals and Mosaics

Murals and Mosaics

Make your own Roman mosaic from Tyne and Wear Museums.

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Stone Age People

Stone Age People

Could you have survived the Ice Age? From Cresswell Heritage Trust.

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Cabinet of Curiosity

V&A's Families Online

There are several fab little games in this section of the V&A website. Go to 'Games Gallery' to find them and have fun...

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My Imaginary City from Tate Kids

My Imaginary City

In this game from Tate Kids you can invent your own city - what would yours be like?

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Click to play Planet Ocean Quiz

Planet Ocean Quiz

Try your hand at this underwater quiz from the National Maritime Museum.

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Perseus and Andromeda

Perseus and Andromeda

Stars, gods, monsters and love, from National Maritime Museum.

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Play It

Play It

So many games - you won't know where to start. From BT Connected Earth.

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History Hunt Game

History Hunt Game

Travel through time in this adventure game from St. Albans Museums.

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Young Wizards Trail

Young Wizards Trail

If you enjoy reading about magical adventures, then this is the trail for you, from 24 Hour Museum.

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Sketching Symmetry

Sketching Symmetry

Doodle and draw with this groovy sketcher to make crazy symmetrical patterns. From Techniquest.

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Pest Detective

Pest Detective

A game for private eyes and super sleuths from the National Trust.

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Grain Pit Game

Grain Pit Game

Test your wits against this tricky game from the Science Museum.

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Our Global Garden

Our Global Garden

Explore the planet with Gordon Gnome in this game from Show Me and Eureka! The Museum For Children .

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Mend, Make or Spend?

Mend, Make or Spend?

A clothes rationing challenge! From The Imperial War Museum.

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Orion the Hunter

Orion the Hunter

A starry story of hunting and love from the National Maritime Museum.

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Shopping in the War

Shopping in the War

Imagine you're a wartime shopper in this fab game from The National Archives.

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