Schools and groups

school children wrapping a model Egyptian mummy at World Museum

© Dave Jones

World Museum offers a wide range of activities, sessions and resources for education and community groups of all ages. Top themes include Ancient Greece, Ancient Egypt, the Stone Age to Bronze Age and there are also opportunities to study natural history in our dedicated hands-on centres. We also have a fantastic science offer taking in the Aquarium, Planetarium and Bug House, all of which run specially-devised sessions for schools. 

Learning sessions are linked 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.

New Ancient Egypt gallery

Our Ancient Egypt gallery has undergone a major redevelopment and is now open.  

Charges for school sessions

We now charge for the following Egypt key stage 2 sessions at World Museum. 

Find out more about the introduction of charging

See all of World Museum's learning sessions.

Plan 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.

Book your visit

Destination Space

Tim Peake working on the International Space Station

World Museum has joined forces with the UK and European Space Agencies to run a fantastic education programme celebrating British astronaut Tim Peake’s, mission to space.

Interactive workshops are avaialble to book now, find out more about: