Learning

Encounter real artefacts and artworks from some of the UK’s finest collections. Take part in handling sessions, costumed role-play, gallery activities and meet our experts. Whether you want to enrich your school curriculum, extend your own knowledge, develop a new skill or just feed your curiosity – learning in museums is for everyone!

On the harbourside, M Shed is the perfect venue for learning about local history with workshops that connect with Bristol’s past including Ships and Sailors, the First World War and even Chocolate. This year we have launched two brand new sessions at the museum; Bristol through Time and Significant Bristol People, these are proving popular with Primary teachers.

At Bristol Museum & Art Gallery we deliver learning sessions on Ancient Egypt, Ancient Greeks, Rocks & Fossils, art sessions, Dinosaurs... and much more!

New for 2017 are our in-school sessions and assemblies where we bring the museum to you. This term let your class experience Brilliant Bristolians and we can teach secondary schools about the Transatlantic Slave Trade. Don’t miss our special Buried Bones: science week running 9 – 12 May.

Step back in time at our historic houses where pupils can role play Georgian life, study Tudor Portraits, experience a Victorian schoolroom or discover Toys from the past.  Open for a new season from 1 April 2017.

We also offer professional development opportunities for teachers, adult learning events, workshops for Home Educators, Guide and Brownie badges and EFL Tours.  Get in touch to plan your next educational group visit.

Bristol Museums is proud to announce Clifton High School as our ‘Education Programme Sponsor’.

Clifton High School

Education Programme Sponsor

Clifton High School is a leading independent, selective, co-educational 3 – 18 school. Operating the Diamond Edge Model of education, the school’s philosophy is to foster curiosity, creativity and confidence, and celebrate each child for who they are and what they achieve.

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