Manchester October Half Term Free and Cheap Activities
Get out and about this October Half Term with these great cheap and free activities in Manchester .
With the unpredicable weather it is not always easy to keep the kids entertained on a budget. To give you a helping hand we have put together a guide to what is on for free or a small cost in Manchester and surrounding areas.
As some schools in Greater Manchester are off from the 21st to 25th October 2019 and others from 28th October to 1st November 2019 we have listed options for both weeks.
Free October Activities, Science and Industry Musuem Manchester-23rd Oct-3rd Nov 2019
The Science and Industry Museum has lots of free fun instore this October half term from a pedal powere disco, creating a moving robot, atomic juggling, making lampshades and lots more.
October Half Term Activities at National Football Museum – 28th Oct to 1st Nov 2019
The National Football Museum have lots of fun instore this October half term. From Football Art workshops, comic book making and designing , virtual reality games and lots more. (Entry to the National Football Musuem is free for City of Manchester residents (with ID) for non residents entry fees apply from £10 for adults, £5 for children 5 to 15 years and under 5’s are free. )
Free Activities at Manchester Museum – 29th to 31st October 2019
This October half term head to the Manchester Museum to take part in craft activies for all the family.
Free Manchester Museum Family Tours – 28th and 30th October and 1st November 2019
Discover dinosaurs and more on one of the family friendly tours at Manchester Museum. Suitable for children from aged to 6 to 10 years.
Greater Manchester Police Museum Halloween Open Days – 29th and 31st October 2019
Greater Manchester Police Museum is opening its doors on Tuesday 29th and Thursday 31st October with spooky fun including spooky stories in the cells and an interactive court case.
Free Creepy Crafts John Rylands Library 29th October 2019
Head to John Rylands Library for a free Halloween origami workshop in a drop off session.