A Day in the Life of a Stone Age Man

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Enjoy archaeology in action with a day of Stone Age workshops including Flint Knapping and Spear Throwing

University of Aberdeen Archaeology Society and King's Museum present a fun filled day of flint knapping - shaping flint stones for use as tools - and spear throwing, as part of Scottish Archaeology Month, and in conjunction with the Food Stories exhibition at King's Museum. Get in touch with your inner Hunter-Gatherer in true Stone Age fashion!  Events are drop-in but please note that spaces are limited.

Flint Knapping at Kings Museum, 11am -1pm 

Join us in this unique experience to learn to make your own stone tools, just like our ancient ancestors. You can even take your creation home to be the best equipped Stone Age hunter in your neighbourhood!  Suitable for ages 8 +. Children under 16 must be accompanied by an adult.

Spear Throwing at Seaton Park, 2pm - 4pm

Stop by again in the afternoon to learn how Stone Age hunters "brought home the bacon". Have a go on our atlatl range with our authentic handmade throwing boards and spears. Prizes offered for the best hunters! Suitable for ages 10 +. Children under 16 must be accompanied by an adult.  Please go to King’s Museum to collect a map that will guide you to the Seaton Park event site.


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T: 01224 274330
E: museum@abdn.ac.uk


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