Pretend Taxidermy

Riverside Museum hold regular arts and crafts workshops for kids, drop in on February 10th or 11th and make your own 3D creature!

Pretend Taxidermy

About Pretend Taxidermy

Make your own 3D creature on a stand, inspired by our taxidermy objects.

Suitable for ages 7+.


Glasgow Museums welcomes families and children of all ages and all our venues are FREE to visit.

Our displays and exhibitions are designed with families in mind, so you’ll always find something interesting to explore when you visit.
Events are FREE unless otherwise stated.

The activities listed here are for family groups and children. If you would like to arrange a visit for an organised group, please contact the individual museum in advance.

While we take every opportunity to ensure the details for Pretend Taxidermy are accurate, we always advise that you contact the event organiser before setting out for the event to avoid disapointment.

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