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Key Stage 1, 2 and 3 education at Museum of Norwich

Join us for immersive museum-based events!

Stone carving of a person with a sword

Visit the main learning page to find our current programme with up-to-date information about individual events.

As an alternative to a museum visit, we're offering paid-for digital programmes based on some of our most popular events.

For more information, enquiries and bookings contact our Norwich Bookings Coordinator at or call 01603 493636.

Key stage 1

10am to 12 noon, £4 per pupil unless otherwise stated. Minimum fee may apply.

Toys in the Past

Discover how toys in the past were different from those of today. Become apprentices and meet the master toymaker. Visit our galleries and make your own toy to take home.

Meet Florence Nightingale

Learn about Florence Nightingale's life, discover objects she might have used and make a traditional lamp like the one she used for her night-time rounds.

Key stages 1 and 2

Chocolate workshop

35 minutes, £3 per pupil. Maximum 15 students per session. Minimum fee may apply.

From the Mayans to the present: explore (and taste) different kinds of chocolate and discover its journey from the ancient world to the chocolate factories of Norwich.

Made in Norwich workshop

35 minutes, £3 per pupil. Maximum 15 students per session. Minimum fee may apply.

What has made Norwich a Fine City? Examine Norwich's industrial past which included the production of shoes, mustard and chocolate.  Find out about the lives of the workers, see the tools they used and the products they made.

Teacher-led visits

Free for schools in Norfolk in term-time (outside term-time £2.40 per student). £2.40 per student for UK schools outside Norfolk.  All visits must be booked in advance.

Follow the links below to download free museum trails for Key Stages 1 and 2.  Each gallery has its own page; please choose which bits you want to use - you don't have to do it all!

Key stage 3

Norwich in the Industrial Revolution

10am to 2pm, £6 per pupil from September 2024, max 120 pupils. Minimum fee may apply.

Discover Norwich's industrial past and examine historic tools and documents used by Norwich industries including our most famous export, Colman's Mustard. Follow a museum trail and take a teacher-led tour of nearby post-industrial sites (map and details included).

Please note: this event takes place at Norwich Castle and the Museum of Norwich.