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School Workshops

Craven Museum’s Education Workshops offer unique opportunities to explore the museum collection through object handling and immersive activities. Covering a variety of themes and topics, each workshop supports key curriculum areas and can be adapted to suit the needs of your class.

For a limited time only, we are offering FREE taster workshops for Craven schools!

Usual prices are £3 per child for schools within Craven and £5 per child for schools elsewhere.

To book a workshop or enquire about our learning offer, contact us at


Old laundry equipment

Key Stage 1

Victorian Craven – Homes of the Past

Use museum objects to explore life in a Victorian household, comparing past and present, then get hands-on with some Victorian-style washing!

A collection of antique toys

Key Stage 1

Toys Through Time

Learn how children’s play has changed over time by comparing real toys and games from past and present, then try some out for yourself!

Painting of a snow scene with people ice skating

Key Stage 1

Exploring Art

Use artwork from the museum collection to investigate colour and line, then spark your imagination by “stepping into a painting” and creating a story!

Iron Age Tools

Key Stage 2

Stone Age to Iron Age

Explore how and why prehistoric tools changed over time and channel your inner-archaeologist to investigate some real artefacts!

Collection of replica Roman items

Key Stage 2

Romans in Craven

Enact the story of the Romans and the Brigantes Tribe, then use museum objects to explore ancient life at Kirk Sink Roman Villa and develop your archaeology skills!

Young girl wearing a blue gingham school uniform dress is wearing white gloves and handling a clay pot.

Classroom Resources

Learn about further resouces available to support your curriculum delivery in the classroom.

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