EVENT CANCELLED DUE TO CORONAVIRUS
Due to the the current circumstances the Museum and Art Gallery will be shut from from close of business on Friday. No date is set for its reopening and all activities and events will be postponed.
Thank you for your understanding.
Ice Age Herefordshire, curated by Herefordshire Museum Service from April 4 – June 20 at Hereford Museum & Art Gallery.
Open Tuesday – Saturday 10am-4pm
Can you imagine mammoths roaming Herefordshire? Or a landscape on the edge of a massive ice sheet? How long did the Ice Age last and did people live here? Come and find the answers, discover the stories about King Arthur’s Cave and meet a life size mammoth model. Plenty for the family to explore including a child friendly science lab, making a cave painting, dressing up as wolf or reindeer, and helping to create a baby woolly mammoth!
An exhibition developed by Worcester Museums has been recreated here with a Herefordshire focus. It features the bones of extinct animals, animals that survived the Pleistocene Ice Age, and artefacts made by early humans. It outlines the geology and landscape of Ice Age Herefordshire and beyond, including investigating the remains of Herefordshire’s Ice Age Ponds. Artwork created by students at Hereford College of Arts brings things up to date with their exploration of the meaning and effect of modern day Climate Change.
Suggested donations of £2.50