Learning brought to life

Suitable for all ages and abilities, a visit provides a fantastic opportunity for your students to immerse themselves in history and science. The combination of stimulating settings and hands-on exhibitions appeals to students of all learning styles.

Explore the galleries at your own pace or choose from a range of workshops and talks to complement your visit. Whatever you choose, the museum aims to make learning exciting, enjoyable and inspiring.

Award winning education

The museum has been awarded the Sandford Award for Heritage Education for a number of years. This is an independently judged, quality assured assessment of education programmes at heritage sites, museums, archives and collections across the British Isles.