We are a museum learning service providing hands-on and engaging learning experiences for EYFS, primary and secondary school pupils.

Arts and Heritage Learning

We offer a unique learning experience to schools across four different learning venues in North Lincolnshire:

  • North Lincolnshire Museum
  • Normanby Hall Country Park, including Normanby Hall, Normanby Park and Rural Life Museum
  • 20-21 Visual Arts Centre

Workshops we offer

  • Wash Day Blues – Victorian Laundry
  • Domestic Staff – Victorians in the Hall
  • STEM – Bright Ideas! electricity and lighting (Design and Technology)
  • STEM – Axels and Wheels (Design and Technology)
  • Rural Life and Times
  • Science in the Garden
  • Pond Dipping
  • The Stone Age and Early Cultures
  • Shelter building, fire lighting and other forestry school bespoke workshops
  • Self-guide visits for schools

For a full list of workshops contact Arts and Heritage Learning.

Benefits include

  • EYFS, Key Stages 1 and 2 school workshops held in a historic museum setting
  • Outreach workshops and themed experiences at your school
  • Loans box service with a variety of themed boxes
  • A dedicated Schools Business Support Officer on hand to book with confidence
  • Workshops delivered by specialist heritage teaching professionals
  • Sandford Award 2023 recipient for quality heritage education programmes
  • Hands-on learning with real and replica objects
  • Immersive learning experiences with characters such as Mrs Harding
  • Sensory bags and visual stories available specifically tailored to schools
  • Competitive pricing

School Loans Boxes

The loans collection consists of over 3,000 real and replica objects.

You can borrow a box for a half term and order them at any point during the term. Themes include: Toys, the Romans, Ancient Greeks, Mayans and Ancient Civilizations, Living Memory, The Stone Age (3 age box) and the Great Fire of London.

Please enquire if there is something specific you require, as we may be able to put it together for you.

Booking information

To make sure you have the best experience with your class.

The number of adults that we require varies with each workshop, so please ask when you book your visit.

Once you have booked, you will receive a resource pack for your chosen workshop with your booking confirmation. This includes information about your workshop, risk assessments and suggested activities for after your visit.

Please sign and return the booking confirmation at least two weeks before the date of your visit. You will receive an invoice after your workshop once final pupil numbers have been confirmed.

Booking for our workshops or self-guide visits are essential. A free teacher pre-visit is strongly recommended to discuss any special requirements or additional learning outcomes.

For more information or to discuss bookings please email: or call our Schools Business Support Officer on 01724 296039.