Schools and teachers

Girls with elephant tooth

The Museum reopens to the public on Saturday 15 February.

Now taking bookings for 2014! We are open for school bookings from March 2014, so do contact us on or 01865 282451 to arrange your visit. See our Primary School Programme for more details.

Free to all schools!
The sessions are available free to schools, but need to be booked well in advance as they are very popular. Schools may also visit without participating in our education programme, but must still book in advance.

To see what we are doing for each Key Stage please choose from the sections on the left.

Real World Science
The Real World Science programme is a collaborative partnership of museums with natural history collections that aims to enrich and enhance science teaching and learning at upper primary and secondary levels. At each partner museum, pupils can experience science in context and understand its relevance through inspiring educational activities. These include facilitated discussions with leading research scientists, engaging science shows and practical science workshops. Real World Science

Groups and language school visits
Booking is essential. Please download and read the following document.
Language school and international visitors may wish to download this activity trail.


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