Hot Cross Bunnies Easter Trail

The River Don Engine was used to drive a heavy plate mill. The workers at the River Don Works would throw birch twigs at the hot metal to lift scale off the steel.

There is a story that once a rabbit was caught up in the birch twigs and started running around the factory until the workers chased it out - it must have been a very hot cross bunny!

On Easter Sunday and Monday children can pick up a Hot Cross Bunnies Easter Trail to follow their movements around the museum - can you find all ten bunnies to collect your prize?!

The Easter trail is suitable for children of all ages, and is free as part of the usual entry fee.


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