Schools Education Programme

Find out what it was like to hunt a mammoth,  live like a Tudor, think like a scientist and explore like an archaeologist. From first experiences to big ideas, our education programme will stimulate young minds and develop creativity.

Download a brochure here:- Workshop Programme 2018 / 2019

Workshops at Shrewsbury Museum & Art Gallery

EYFS/Yr 1  Dinosaur Detectives

EYFS/KS1 We’re going on a MAMMOTH HUNT

KS2 Meet the Romans

KS1/2 New LEGO® Story Starter – A Night at the Museum

KS1 /2 / 3 Portrait Tour & Art Workshop

KS1 /2  / 3 Landscape Tour & Art Workshop

 KS2 Investigating Evolution- following Darwin’s footsteps

KS2 Stone Age Bone Age!

KS2/3 Medieval & Tudor Shrewsbury

KS2 Rock Detectives

Prices range from £60 –  £95 per workshop

 We also offer  Museum in School education sessions , where an experienced educator leads a workshop session in your classroom . Museum in School visits cost £110 for a single two hour session and £190 for a double session.

Download a brochure here:- Museum In School


EYFS/KS1  The Magical Museum Suitcase (only £65 for one session)

KS1 Toys

KS1 Charles Darwin

KS1 Florence Nightingale

Ks2 Ancient Greeks

Ks2 Original Olympians

KS2 Ancient Egyptians

KS2 Meet the Romans

KS2 Anglo-Saxons

KS2 Viking Raiders

To find out more about these education opportunities, or the many others we have on offer across Shropshire, email us at [email protected] or call us on 01743 258881.

If you wish to visit Shrewsbury Museum & Art Gallery  without undertaking a workshop, there will be a charge of £2 per pupil. One adult per 6 paying pupils will be admitted free of charge and all other accompanying adults will be charged at child rate. Pre-school, playgroup and nursery visits. Children FREE. Accompanying adults £4.50 each . We offer free preliminary visits for teachers.


CPD Opportunity September 2019

An afternoon of CPD for Primary Schools to explore and develop your skills in using creativity throughout the STEM Curriculum on Thursday 19 September, 1.30pm to 4.30pm  Guildhall, Shrewsbury 

“Study the science of art. Study the art of science. Develop your senses – especially learn how to see. Realise that everything connects to everything else.” Leonardo Da Vinci

 During the Afternoon:

  • Attend a practical workshop led by a professional arts organisation, to explore ways of using creativity and the arts in STEM subjects
  • Hands on activities and demonstrations by arts and cultural organisations, to inspire new ideas for the curriculum
  • Talks on Arts Award, Artsmark and a teachers experience of successfully using the arts to deliver STEM subjects
  • Market place of arts and cultural organisations, museums and artists, who are delivering exciting education programmes in Shropshire
  • Information and advice surgeries on Artsmark
  • Free resources


Tickets £5 per person; includes tea & cake, access to workshop, entry to a prize draw.


Contact for additional information

Alexa Pugh, Arts Development Officer, Shropshire Council, Member of Culture Consortium Shropshire

Email: [email protected] & Tel: 01743 257734


                                                              Shropshire Museums Learning Team 2017

Workshops and visits :BOOKING ESSENTIAL Contact us on 01743 258881/258884 or email [email protected] for further details.


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