Autumn term visits

Hello teachers! During the Autumn term, school visits will be limited. Get in touch via each museum for details.

While you’re here, have a look at our online resources, collections and mylearning.org.

Learn at Temple Newsam

At Temple Newsam we can help you deliver diverse, creative, skills-based learning across many different curriculum areas. Discover our workshops and download learning resources to help plan your visit.

Make a booking

Our Learning Team offer a range of themed packages linked to the National Curriculum using the House and Estate’s collections and stories to enhance all styles of learning.

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



0113 336 7460
(10am – 4pm)

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Local History GCSE Tours

A group of secondary school children standing outside looking at the exterior of the Tudor Temple Newsam House

Tailor made tours for GCSE students exploring the values, beliefs and attitudes of families who lived at Temple Newsam.

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Virtual Classroom: Dress to Impress

A young girl is dressed in traditional Tudor costume including head wear and a ruff

Virtual classroom workshop focussing on Tudor history through costume and the collections of Temple Newsam House, making contrasts between life then and now.

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A house fit for a King

Temple Newsam Workshop - A House Fit for a King

Find out how life has changed over time for the residents of Temple Newsam House and discover how the wealthy and the servants lived in this lively interactive workshop.

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Dress to impress

School children are dressed in period costumes.

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.

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Dunstan’s Hall – the Anglo Saxons are here!

A man dressed as a viking is play fighting with another man dressed as a viking.

Step back to Anglo-Saxon times! A fully interactive re-enactment workshop led by a team of costumed education staff.


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Explorer tours

Children in school uniform are climbing the staircase at temple newsam.

Go on an adventure through time and discover secret doors, beautiful bedrooms, glorious galleries and hidden rooms.

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Farm tour

Two children are sat on a tractor.

A two-hour tour of our working farm, during which you can meet some of our traditional and rare-breed animals, learn about the history of this farm and about farming in general.

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Little Kings and Queens

Two children in school uniform are dressing up in period costumes.

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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Nature detectives

A young girl is standing in a farm and there is a piglet in the foreground.

A hands-on investigation of the wildlife of the natural and man-made habitats around the Temple Newsam estate.


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Portraits to Life

School children are sat on the floor in the picture gallery at temple newsam, listening to a learning officer.

In this fun, creative workshop find out what a portrait is and how the nobility showed off in large scale portraits in the Picture Gallery.

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The Gruffalo Hunt

A young girl is playing with a baby goat.

A lovely educational activity for under-5s, bringing the home of the Gruffalo to life as they hear the popular story in an outdoor setting.


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The Princess and the pea

School children are sat on the floor, listening to a learning officer.

Take a magical journey using interactive storytelling, physical theatre and puppets designed to help your class discover the historic surroundings of Temple Newsam House.

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