Workshops

Ancient Egyptians
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Ancient Worlds: Ancient Egyptians

Ancient Worlds: Ancient Egyptians This popular workshop explores our archaeology collections. Go on an action-packed adventure where pupils step into the tomb of the museum’s mummy, Nesyamun, handle seek real Ancient Egyptian treasures, mummify…
Animal Antics
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Animal antics at the Museum

Animal antics at the Museum Take a walk on the wild side in our Life on Earth Gallery. Animals and skulls will be brought out especially for you! Get up close to our natural science displays and create 3D giant collages showcasing your fun…
Snow animal adventures
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Snow animal adventures – available in winter

Snow animal adventures – available in winter How did the Snow Leopard get his spots?  Why does the Polar Bear have such small ears?  How does the Sea Lion keep warm? A museum explorer will lead your group on an animal adventure through…
Thats not my tiger
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That's not my tiger

That's not my tiger A museum explorer will lead your group on an animal adventure through the arctic, jungle and beyond. Children search for clues with binoculars and use keys to identify animals in the search for the missing tiger!
Arty in the Abbey
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Arty in the Abbey

Arty in the Abbey This session is full of fun art activities designed to help pupils to understand and explore our wonderful ruins. It is facilitated by one of our team and all art materials are provided. Activities include making rubbings,…
If stones could speak
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If stones could speak

If stones could speak Fun practical activities including puppets, art rubbings and dressing up help pupils to understand the different materials used in old buildings and how buildings change over time. We will explore the abbey by collecting…