Learning

Due to the on-going Covid-19 pandemic, all of our museums are closed and we are not currently taking any bookings for school and group visits. Instead we have an online programme of learning activities, so why not book onto our next webinars?

Webinars

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Resources for home learning

You might not be able to visit us but we’ve collected activities and information for you about our favourite history topics including ancient Egypt, Kings Weston Roman Villa and Bristol’s Black history.

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(Please note the date of our Home Educator webinar Bristol and chocolate is incorrect in the December newsletter.  The correct date is in the link above.)

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With thanks to our Annual Education Sponsor: Clifton College

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KS3-4 webinar: Bristol’s health in the past

WEBINAR: How did Bristol’s authorities try to contain cholera outbreaks, obtain information on plague-carriers and persuade people to have a polio vaccine?

School loan box: World Faiths

Borrow a World Faiths loan box to discover artefacts from the six most popular religions around the world: Judaism, Sikhism, Islam, Christianity, Buddhism and Hinduism.

School loan box: Nigeria textiles

Borrow our Nigeria textiles box, filled with colourful fabrics, to discover what they can tell us about textile crafts in West Africa.

School loan box: Ghana textiles

Borrow our Ghana textiles box filled with colourful fabrics and discover what they can tell us about textile crafts in West Africa.

Workshop: Ancient Egypt

Follow the adventures of Egyptologist, Amelia Edwards, in this hands-on session about her life-changing journey ‘a thousand miles up the Nile’.

Workshop: Every picture tells a story

Do pictures really tell stories? Discover how myths and legends have influenced artworks in our museum collection.