Introduce children to hands-on history with a visit to the museum or a workshop at your own school.
Our Education Team's workshops bring history to life. Children will have the opportunity to handle ancient objects, hear fascinating stories and learn about what life was like for families during key periods of history
Top picks for kids
The Art Zone is open daily and free to use. There are lots of fun artistic activities that encourage kids to imagine, create and explore the Museum. There is also a small play area for our youngest visitors
Our special trails are 50p each and include a badge. There are trails designed for under 5s and older children
One of our most popular galleries with children, Blazing Saddles has a Victorian fire engine and helmets, axes and other kit used by the fire service