• A guide to visiting In Schools

    90 minute workshops

    • Enhanced Subscribers*: FREE
    • Standard Subscribers*: £68
    • Pay-as-you-go: £135


    *Schools subscriptions include 12 free or reduced price workshops per academic year.

    A maximum of 35 students can participate in each workshop.

    Our leader will arrive approximately 30 minutes before the start of the first workshop in order to set up.

    We are only able to deliver our in-school workshops to schools in Somerset.

    In-School workshop guidelines

Browse Our Workshops

Archive Explorers

Our expert archivist can visit your classroom and deliver tailor-made workshops on a range of topics

Somerset in Wartime

Take a look at what life was like on the Home Front in Somerset during the Second World War.

Victorian Childhood

Go back in time and learn about life as a Victorian child

Rocks and Fossils

Hold history in your hands examining creatures of the past

Build like Brunel

Brunel, bridges and boats, it's all here in our fascinating STEM workshop

Crime and Punishment

Examine the evidence of crime and punishment in Somerset

Florence Nightingaleand Mary Seacole

Explore the important work of these two nurses and their role in medicine over time

Teeth and Bones

Understand the science behind the teeth and bones of humans and animals

Egyptian Adventures

Excavate artefacts of Ancient Egypt during this interactive and fascinating workshop

Gunpowder Plot

Remember, remember the Fifth of November with our exciting explosive workshop

Toys and Games

What toys did children play with in the past? During this workshop children will push, pull and spin their way through a variety of historical toys

Dinosaurs andFossils

Discover the dinosaurs that lived in Somerset and create fossil themed art

At the Seaside

Enjoy a trip to seaside holidays of the past with this themed workshop

Pirates Ahoy!

Set sail for an adventure into the world of pirates and find out about a local connection to these historical adventurers

Great Fire of London

In 1666 the landscape of the City of London changed forever. Find out how people recorded and responded to the disaster