Houses and Homes

Topics through time – Houses and Homes

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How heavy is a flat iron? How long did it take to wash clothes before washing machines were invented?
Three secondary school students are stood in a hall surrounded by classical paintings taking notes on worksheets attached to clipboards

Explorer tours

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Go on an adventure through time and discover secret doors, beautiful bedrooms, glorious galleries and hidden rooms.
A young girl is dressed in a royal Tudor costume and holding a sheet which says Mary Queen of Scots

Time travellers

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Find out how the past is constructed from a range of sources in this imaginative session.
A young girl and other children are dressed up in Tudor costume and stood in a line in a hall within Temple Newsam House

Dress to impress

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This fun interactive session provides a unique opportunity for all to try on replica costume and discover the hidden messages in the material about status, wealth and life in Tudor England.
Two children in school uniform are dressing up in period costumes.

Little Kings and Queens

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Make a glittering crown, learn how to move like royalty in the fabulous Picture Gallery and discover the Kings and Queens linked to Temple Newsam by investigating mystery bags, costume and historic rooms.
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