Museum events and activities

We have a wide range of events at North Lincolnshire Museum throughout the year.

Join Dudley the bear and explore by taking part in fun activities and crafts. Learn all about North Lincolnshire through the ages with different trails, back packs and family explorer packs. Take part in Dudley Discovers free crafts and activities every weekend, bank holiday and school holidays.

Have a look at the calendar below for events and activities at the museum.

Iron Youth Scunthorpe Instagram competition

As part of the ‘Iron Youth Scunthorpe’ project, we are running a competition to encourage young people to get involved and show what it’s like to grow up in Scunthorpe.

Who can enter?

The competition is open to UK residents aged 11 to 25.

If you’re under 13 and don’t have your own Instagram account you can ask your parent or guardian to post your entries for you. If you are under 18, your parent or guardian will to sign a consent form [PDF, 177Kb] for you to enter the competition.

How do I enter?

The theme for the competition is ‘growing up in Scunthorpe’.

To enter the competition you must either:

  • Take a photo
  • Film a video clip that is no more than one minute long

Entries must be uploaded to Instagram using #ironyouthscunthorpe and you must tag @northlincsmuseum.

The competition closes at midnight on Saturday 2 November 2019.

The winner will be the entry that the judging panel feel best meets the competition theme.


  • 1st – Polaroid Snap Instant Digital Camera
  • 2nd – £10 Teen Choice gift card

If you are interested in entering this competition, please read the terms and conditions [PDF, 176Kb].