On this page you can find some of our downloadable activities. Choose from the activities below to enjoy them at home.

Your lockdown story

We want to hear from you! As part of the Isolated but Inspired project by Community Curators, we would love you to download and fill in the PDF below and tell us your lockdown story. If you are not able to print out the sheet, you can always record a video or answer the questions on a piece of paper instead.

Once you have completed your story, Leicestershire County Council aim to use this content for the purpose of sharing good news stories on social media and to create a film which could contain submitted content. This content will also go into the archives at the Record Office for Leicester, Leicestershire and Rutland and will be held for future generations.

Please email us your completed story, and tag Community Curators on Facebook or Twitter.

By submitting this content you are confirming that you are the owner of, and have sought permission from, anyone featured in said content. By submitting this content you are granting permission for photographs, video's and any wording to be used by the County Council on social media, in video's, any promotional materials, on websites or in any publications created by the council and to be held at the Record Office for Leicester, Leicestershire and Rutland indefinitely. Your name and contact details will be collected solely for the purpose of contacting you about your submission and will be held electronically in line with the GDPR and Data Protection Act 2018. Should you wish to contact the County Council regarding this permission statement please contact: Louise.Sharples@leics.gov.uk

Memorable Meltonians Top Trumps

How much do you know about Memorable Meltonians such as Olympic medal winner Alison Jane Williamson, member of Monty Python Graham Chapman, or local architect Arthur Wakerley?

Download our special Top Trumps card game to find out more about them and many other Meltonians, whilst having some fun too! There are instructions on how to play, and if you don't have a printer you can download the individual cards.

Archaeology quiz

Melton Carnegie Museum has an online digital experience, where you can see all our archaeology online: www.meltonmuseum.org/digital-shelf

Can you complete the quiz using our new online archaeology labels? Download the quiz and give it a go using the link below!

How Well Do You Know Melton?

How well do you know Melton? Download our timeline and see if you can match the dates with the events.

Answers are on the second page, so be careful not to peak at them by accident.

Our Favourite Objects

Read about some of our favourite objects, chosen by staff from the museum.