Hands on activity

Underground railroad

illustration of a girl escaping through the woods
16 Nov 2017
Suitable for:
all visitors
Free drop-in event, no need to book

Tales of escape

Find out more about how enslaved African people were helped on the road to freedom by the underground railroad and get hands on with some objects from our museum collection to discover more about these amazing escapes.

You can also have a go at our underground railroad text adventure game and make your own quilt code to take home.