9 January—12 July 2024

Workshop: Ancient Egypt

Explore ancient Egypt through the life and work of Amelia Edwards, a nineteenth century Bristol Egyptologist.

Children will:

  • Hear about the life and work of Amelia Edwards
  • Handle real and replica artefacts and match them correctly with places visited by Amelia Edwards during her journey through Egypt in 1878-79
  • Learn new and memorable facts about life in ancient Egypt

Suitable for: Year 3-6
Group size: Up to 35 pupils – you can book more than one session

Duration: 60 minutes

We have sessions available from 10.15am.

Planning on having a picnic as part of your visit? FREE use of our lunch room is included in the cost of your session.

Teacher feedback:

“My class had a wonderful time in the Egypt workshop. They learnt so much and I really liked the way the children were having to use primary evidence. It’s sometimes quite a tricky thing to do in schools.”
Junior school SENCO

Learning enquiry form

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Providing a range of dates will help us find a suitable workshop as they book up quickly
Available at M Shed and Bristol Museum & Art Gallery only. Complimentary use when booking a workshop. Charged at £1 per child for independent visits.