A COLCHESTER museum is set to host a series of exciting events in which children will be enjoy immersive exploration and discovery.

The Natural History Museum, in High Street, is bringing back its mini museum explorer sessions this month. 

The events are designed for children aged two to four years old and will take place from 10am until 11am and 11.15am until 12.15am. 

The sessions will delve into the fascinating world of rocks, fossils, and dinosaurs through fun and interactive play, exploration and craft activities.

A spokesman for the museum said: "We are thrilled to announce the return of our Mini Museum Explorer Sessions at the Natural History Museum.

"These sessions offer a unique opportunity for children and their caregivers to bond and learn while exploring the Natural History Museum and its displays.

"Through storytelling, interactive play, craft activities, and science exploration, they aim to stimulate development, encourage communication, and nurture curiosity."

Parents and carers must stay with their children throughout the sessions, with spaces costing £3 per child.

Booking is required and parents can reserve a place by calling 01206 282941.

For more information go to colchester.cimuseums.org.uk.