Hands on activity

Customs contraband

Children with contraband goods from the collections
26 Jan 2020
Suitable for:
all visitors, family-friendly
Free drop-in event, no need to book
Seized! gallery, basement

Staff at Seized! share their knowledge about the world of smuggling with real objects donated to the museum by the UK Border Force. A smuggler's hoard, here for you to get your hands on!

Discover more about our contraband collections and learn about the ways of the smuggler with our handling collection.

This event is linked to the collections in the 'Seized! The Border and Customs uncovered' gallery at Merseyside Maritime Museum.

This event is part of our Seized! event series.