Schools and groups
The International Slavery Museum offers a range of activities, sessions and resources for education and community groups of all ages. These are run by our Education and Communities team.
Booking a group visit
Learning sessions are free of charge and usually link to the national curriculum through our collections and displays. Many sessions are led by a member of our team, while some are self-led. Booking well in advance is advised.
The museum runs popular handling sessions that promote an understanding of transatlantic slavery and life in West Africa from key stage 2. Activities that explore African heritage through arts, crafts, storytelling and music are available from Early Years. New for Autumn 2012, there will be a session specifically about Liverpool’s connections with slavery, suitable for those in year 9 and above.
Approaches to teaching slavery - study day
25 March 2015, 9.15am to 4.30pm at the International Slavery Museum
The International Slavery Museum and the Centre for the Study of International Slavery invite you to participate in a free 'teach the teacher' study day to commemorate the 800th anniversary of the Magna Carta.
Download the Approaches to teaching slavery study day leaflet (pdf) for further information.
Places are free but limited, please ring 0151 478 4456 to reserve one or email firstname.lastname@example.org
Planning for your visit
We strongly advise that all teachers and accompanying adults visiting the gallery with a group read the following guidance notes. This will give you all the practical information you need to ensure that you have an enjoyable and productive visit, including sample risk assessments.
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Classroom teaching resources
Our education booklets, which give an overview of what we offer for different age groups in all our venues, can be downloaded here:
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Books by National Museums Liverpool about the transatlantic slave trade and its legacy are available from the online shop.