Can’t get to us but want access to our fantastic collections and amazing activities? Let one of our learning team visit you to inspire, amaze and educate! We offer a range of great classroom-based sessions incorporating special objects and fun activities which bring history alive!
Our team cater to all ages and abilities.
We offer two types of museums outreach:
|Classroom||£150 + travel||35 children||Take part in interactive activities, immersive storytelling and dressing up. This session is designed for individual classes.|
|Assembly||£150 + travel||90 children||An assembly-style session using props, stories, volunteers from the audience and our amazing objects from our collection.|
Looking for our selection of adult outreach talks? Click here.
||Take part in the weighing-of-the-heart ceremony, find out how the Egyptians mummified their dead and have a look at some of the objects from the museums collection. Assembly only.|
||Find out about the people who called Southampton home thousands of years ago! Handle objects, dress as a cave man and discover why people threw brand new swords away!|
||Visit Clausentum, Roman Southampton, in this immersive session including genuine artefacts, some dressing up and fun hands-on activities!|
|Settlers & Invaders
||Meet the Anglo-Saxons and Vikings in this fun introductory session. Uncover our mystery object, dress as a Viking warrior and try your hand at weaving the Anglo-Saxon way.|
||Find out what life was like 500 years ago. Handle genuine objects from the period, find out about the food eaten by the king and discover more about the dreaded plague!|
|Titanic: Crew Required
||A brilliant supplement to a visit to SeaCity, this sessions explores what life would have been like for the crew on the ship. Discover more about the impact the sinking had on the people of Southampton. Classroom only.|
|Second World War
||An immersive session looking at the Second World War in a sensitive way. Handle real objects from the time, dress as an ARP Warden and imagine what life would have been like for an evacuee.|
|Toys Through Time
||A whistle-stop tour through the toys children played with in the past. Try our toy timeline, master quoits and have a go at blind drawing our mystery toys! Classroom only.|