2 May—22 December 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.

Pupils will:

  • Handle artefacts including stone hand axes and flint tools 700,000 years old.
  • Investigate how tools were made and what they were used for
  • Consider what evidence they provide of how people lived in the past

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

We have sessions available at 10.15am – 11.15am, 11.15am – 12.15pm and 12.15pm – 1.15pm. Further sessions may be available in the afternoon, 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.

Your name
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.