2 May—28 April 2017

Discover: Stone Age to Iron Age

Investigate the development of human technology from the Palaeolithic era, through the Bronze Age to the Iron Age.

Handle 500,000 year old stone hand axes and flint tools to unlock the secrets about how they were made and what they were used for.

  • Suitable for: Year 3 – 6
  • Duration: 1 hour
  • Group size: Up to 35 pupils – you can book more than one session

Pupils will handle artefacts including stone hand axes and flint tools 700,000 years old. They will also investigate how tools were made and what they were used for and consider what evidence they provide of how people lived in the past.

We have two Stone Age to Iron Age sessions available at 12.45-1.45pm and 1.45-2.45pm. Further sessions may be available in the morning, so please ask.

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

Learning enquiry form

Please complete this form to start the booking process.

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Providing a range of dates will help us find a suitable workshop as they book up quickly
(Only available at M Shed and Bristol Museum & Art Gallery. Free use with booked workshops only, chargeable at 75p per child for independent visits)