Learning

Step back in time at Blaise Castle House Museum, an 18th century mansion set in beautiful parkland. Once a family home, it’s now the ideal setting for learning about life in the past with displays of toys, costume and domestic objects.

New learning sessions coming soon at Blaise Museum:

April/May: Seasons: Spring (Science KS1) | Toys (History/ DT KS1)  

June: Habitats (Science KS2) | Walk on the Wild Side (Literacy KS1) | At home with the Harfords (Literacy KS1/KS2) | Stone Age to Iron Age (History KS2)

Photo of the rocking horse on display under a staircase at blaise castle house museumJuly: World War Two: Evacuation (History KS2) | Archaeology in Action! KS2)   

September: Seasons: Autumn (Science KS1) | World War Two: Evacuation (History KS2) | Stone Age to Iron Age (History KS2) | Toys (History/DT KS1)  

October: Wild Words (Literacy KS1) | Toys (History/DT KS1)

November/December: Victorian Christmas (History KS1/KS2)

Further details and descriptions of these workshops will be available shortly. For latest learning updates Sign up to our Teachers’ Newsletter, or contact us to reserve your class a space.

For the perfect school visit, combine your learning session with some exploration time in the landscaped grounds of Blaise Castle Estate.

Discover: Toys

Discover what toys are made from and how they work, then take some time to play!

Roman life at Bristol’s villa

In the 1940’s Bristol’s own Roman villa was re-discovered when a new housing development was unintentionally built through it. Explore the archaeological site of the villa to find out about Roman life in Bristol.

Stone Age to Iron Age Experience

Did you know there is an Iron Age Hillfort at Blaise Estate? Become a new member of the Dobunni tribe and discover what Iron Age people ate, where they lived and what they wore. Get hands-on with traditional Iron Age Crafts.

Archaeology in action!

History under your feet – discover how archaeology is used to gather evidence about peoples’ lives in the past and what it takes to be an archaeologist.