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Hello teachers! We are unable to accommodate on site visits but do have virtual workshops available. Email Leeds Industrial Museum for details.

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Learn at Leeds Industrial Museum

At Leeds Industrial Museum we can help you deliver creative, skills-based learning across many different curriculum areas.

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Our Learning Team offer a range of themed packages linked to the National Curriculum or standard activities such as social history.

Please contact us for further information or to make a booking.



0113 378 3177
(Mon – Sat 10am – 4pm, Sun 1pm – 4pm)

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Virtual Classroom: Mill Children

Learn all about the mill children of Victorian Britain in our virtual classroom workshop which goes under the ropes and behind the scenes at Leeds Industrial Museum.

A older lady and a young boy in traditional work clothing in a Victorian mill setting with looms in the background

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27 August 2020

1916 Schoolroom ‘Over by Christmas’

In our First World War schoolroom we look to understand the impact the First World War had on children’s school lives in Leeds, as participants experience the formality of school education in 1916.

View of a Victorian classroom with wooden desks and traditional furniture

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08 February 2019

Calling Leeds evacuees

Immerse pupils in a Living History experience to discover what life was really like for children during the Second World War.

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Mill children

Pupils will be given jobs that children would have carried out in the mill and be able to experience what it might have been like to live, dress and work as a child during the height of the Industrial Revolution.

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The Industrial Revolution and the impact on factory workers

Leeds Industrial Museum provides the stimulus for students to explore the theme of nineteenth century factory reform.


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Victorian Schoolroom

Immerse pupils in a Living History experience to discover what life was really like for children in the past in Victorian Britain.

Education and learning

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Wonders of weaving

Research the textile process from raw fleece to the finished garment all under one roof.  

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