Home Educator Sessions

10th January, 13th March, 20th March, 15th May & 17th July


£5 per child

Come along to one of our Home Educator workshops, experiencing hands-on activities covering topics including History, Science and Art!

10th January, 13th March & 20th March Science focus - Find out how coal was formed, make a fossil and discover the machinery that was used to get coal from underground to the surface. Get involved with the science behind mining by having a go at experiments. 
15th May
Arts focus - Unleash your creative side and be inspired by the safety posters in the Museum's collection. Use relief painting techniques to create a poster that highlights the dangers of mining.

17th July
Arts focus - Enjoy an exclusive visit to our special art exhibition and be inspired to create a piece of art that reflects the Museum and the contents of the exhibition. 

 *Please note, the following sessions are fully booked:

  • 10th January
  • 20th March

Each workshop has capacity for 20 children (ideal for ages 6-11 years) and accompanying adults. Due to the popularity of previous events, ensure that you book your place on one of our workshops by calling us on 01924 848806.

To make a full day of your visit, why not go underground after your workshop for £2 per person, explore the galleries and nature trail and pay a visit to the ponies!

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