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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The Industrial Revolution and the impact on factory workers

The museum provides the stimulus for students to explore the theme of nineteenth century factory reform.


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08 February 2019

Wonders of weaving

Research the textile process from raw fleece to the finished garment all under one roof. Learn about the properties of wool and try carding, spinning and weaving and create a woven masterpiece to take home. 

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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.

The interior of the Tailoring Galleries in Armley Mills

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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. Pupils will be in costume and in role.

Education and learning

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1916 Schoolroom ‘Over by Christmas’

We look to understand the impact of First World War on children’s school lives in Leeds, as participants experience school education in 1916.

View of a Victorian classroom with wooden desks and traditional furniture

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