Primary Education- Foundation Stage, Key Stages 1 & 2
Visit The Bowes Museum to discover the benefits of our exceptional education programme. Join in our 'Hands on Arts' workshops where you can combine an exploration of the inspiring collection with a practical workshop on site.
Please read below to see the sessions and topics we have to offer your school. For further details please call 01833 694602.
Primary Education Services
Education at The Bowes Museum has state of the art facilities and fantastic resources providing the ideal base for your school visits.
Suitable for Foundation Stage and Key Stage 1
Toys from the Past
A hands-on workshop looking at toys throughout the ages with the chance to make your own peg doll.
Suitable for Key Stage 1 and 2Portraits and Portraiture
Learn about the lifestyle of a wealthy Victorian through an exciting guided tour and handling collection linked to the founders of The Bowes Museum.
Suitable for Key Stage 2
A Tudor Feast
Bring the Tudors to life by taking part in a fantastic 'Living History' workshop. Help prepare for a Tudor feast, discover what was on the menu in Tudor times and even learn a dance.
Full day session (10.00-2.00) £4.50 per child, includes materials.
Half day session (10.00-11.30 or 12.30-2.00) £3.00 per child.
Self Guided Visits
You and a guest are welcome to visit the Museum without charge, to help you prepare for your school visit. Please telephone in advance to book your place to ensure you are not charged.
Schools cancelling within 8 days of the booked session will be required to pay full session costs.
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