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A virtual classroom workshop exploring different toys in our collection with lots of sensory elements.
10 February 2021
What was life like for ordinary people in Yorkshire 100 years ago? What did people do for a living?
08 February 2019
Mr Sellit has been found dead in our Victorian Streets, covered in clues.
Your class will get to see and handle a range of old and new toys and discover how differently children played in the past.
How heavy is a flat iron? How long did it take to wash clothes before washing machines were invented?
Compare the lives of two remarkable women: our current Queen Elizabeth II and Queen Victoria.
Compare seaside holidays today with those in the recent past and those taken a long time ago by examining a range of objects and photos.
What toys did children get in their stockings in the past? What did it mean if you got coal in your stocking?
The Baker’s Wife will help your class to follow Gerald the gingerbread man’s clues to find nursery rhymes hidden around our Victorian Streets.
Led by our bear hunter your class will explore the Victorian Streets, following the paw prints to discover what Albert the bear has been up to in the museum including Victorian washing and playing hopscotch.
05 February 2019