Loans Boxes

A perfect way to complement a visit to our museum is to book one of our fantastic loans box options: Museums in a Box and Dress Up & Drama Boxes. All of our loans boxed are collected and returned from SeaCity reception and are booked per half term.

We offer a range of inspirational Loans Boxes for schools and groups to borrow allowing pupils to handle real and replica artefacts. Suitable for inspiring learning in a number of subjects such as: reminiscence, art, creative writing, drama, music, storytelling and literacy work.

No box costs more than £40, VAT is waived for Southampton City Council schools and we offer great discounts when three or more boxes are ordered in a single booking.

If you would like to book one of our boxes, email us at museums.education@southampton.gov.uk or phone us on 023 8083 2810.

 

Titanic Box 2

 

Museums in a Box

Our inspirational Museums in a Box bring subjects to life by allowing students to handle artefacts themselves and are Suitable for inspiring learning in a number of subjects such as: reminiscence, art, creative writing, drama, music, storytelling and literacy work.

No box costs more than £40, VAT is waived for Southampton City Council schools and we offer discounts when three or more boxes are ordered in a single booking. See below for prices:

Price per single Box Price per single Box when three or more boxes are booked together
Southampton City Council Schools £32 £28
All other Schools and Groups £40 £36

Click on an image for more information about each box. For terms and conditions click here.

 Romans  John Speed 1611 Map  Saxons  Tudor House
THE ROMANS  HISTORY OF SOUTHAMPTON ANGLO-SAXON LIFE  THE TUDORS
       
 MEDIEVAL LIFE TITANIC FIRST WORLD WAR  SECOND WORLD WAR
       
 CHANGES IN LIVING MEMORY (1940s) PREHISTORY (STONE AGE, BRONZE AGE, IRON AGE)  ROCK & CHIPS (BESIDE THE SEASIDE)  MRS THOMSON’S TOY BOX

 

 
 THE VICTORIANS

DRESS UP & DRAMA BOXES

Our Dress Up & Drama Boxes contain great costumes evoking the spirit of the period as well as ideas for how to bring history to life through costume and drama. Each box is booked per half term and costs only £18. As well as a fantastic range of costumes each box also contains ideas and suggestions for how you can use the costumes in class. Choose from: