FREE Easter Holiday Activities
As part of Edinburgh Science Festival, we’re putting money ‘under the microscope’.
Two exciting workshops will reveal some of the extraordinary secrets buried in our pockets.
- Discover the materials and methods used to make our money.
- Use magnifiers, money-checkers and scanners to explore the features of our currency.
- Learn how to detect counterfeit coins and banknotes.
- Handle rarely seen specimens from Bank of Scotland and the Royal Mint.
Suitable for age: 8 - adult
Duration: 50 minutes
DATES AND TIMES
Tuesday 12th April – Friday 15th April; Tuesday 19th April – Friday 22nd April
Coins Workshop: 10am, 11am, 12pm
Banknotes Workshop: 2pm, 3pm, 4pm
Additonal Relaxed Session on Monday 11th April
Coins Workshop: 10am
Banknotes Workshop: 11am
Our Science Festival Visual Story has been created to help you prepare for taking part in our relaxed workshops on April 11th.
HOW TO BOOK
The workshops are FREE but should be booked through the Edinburgh Science Festival website: