Building Blocks - Locomotion
Dale Road Industrial Estate
Tel: +44 (0)33 0058 0058
Challenge yourself this February half term with free family-friendly activities using different types of building blocks.
Alongside railway objects big and small on display in Main Hall, you’ll find a range of self-led construction challenges:
What structures can you make using wooden cubes and lollipop sticks?
Who can build the tallest tower using paper plates and cups?
Get creative with our large construction bricks
Join our Explainer team for pop-up sessions through the week—just drop in, no need to book.
Join Bricks McGee for brick-building sessions featuring a range of fun challenges. Please note Bricks McGee sessions are free but places are limited, on a first come first served basis—please ask at the Welcome Desk on arrival.
Big Science Shows:
The world around us is built from a fascinating set of blocks called 'science'. Join Big Science UK for fun, inspirational experiments! Workshops are free to attend but places are limited, on a first come first served basis—please ask at the Welcome Desk on arrival.
Sorry, this event has passed
- Immerse yourself in Durham's vibrant cultural tapestry with our curated guide to exhibitions.
- Spoil your Mam this Mother's Day whether you are taking her out to lunch, or treating her to a spa break, Durham has everything you need to make her day special.
- Celebrate Easter with family-friendly joy at our curated events in Durham.
- Durham is home to world-class events, discover Durham’s most unmissable for 2024.
- Sign up to find out what's on across Durham and the latest news.