Schools and groups

Book at trip to our museum and your school or group will be inspired by the interactive displays and personal stories of those whose lives were changed by the Second World War.


Upcoming workshops

Life in Second World War Britain

12-14 and 18-20 June 2018
10:15, 11:30 and 13:00
In this lively and interactive workshop, children can learn about everyday life for families in Britain during the Second World War. Your group will:

  • investigate original and replica artefacts and documents including gas masks, items used by Air Raid Wardens, clothing, toys and household objects.
  • explore the different roles that people played on the home front.
  • learn about rationing and evacuation.
  • use role play to simulate an air raid and find out how people prepared for them.

The workshop is suitable for Key Stages 1 and 2 and can be adapted to suit children with a range of additional needs.

Dates for summer 2018: 12, 13, 14, 18, 19 and 20 June.

Workshops will also be delivered on set dates in November and March. Sessions last for one hour, starting at 10:15, 11:30 and 13:00.

Cost: £3 per child + VAT, plus admission to the museum. Minimum charge per workshop £40 + VAT.

Accompanying adults free.

Maximum of 30 children per workshop, plus up to 5 adults.

To book a session fill in the ‘School trip bookings’ form using the link below.