Can You Dig It?

Lancaster City Museum

  • Activity
  • KS 2
  • Ancient History


A fun and interactive way to engage your pupils with historical enquiry and chronology!

It’s time for some hands-on archaeology as you discover the way we find out about the past. Be part of a human timeline, uncover the secrets of a waste bin and get up to your elbows in and archaeological dig as you reveal the secrets that could lie beneath your fee. A ‘Dig it’ challenge takes you onto the galleries at the museum and a new discovery completes the session. Can you dig it?



Heritage Learning Lancashire – Half day session (2 hrs)
£3 Lancashire County Council pupil  / £4 Academy or non Lancashire County Council pupil

Accompanying adults free.

Lancaster City Council museum entrance costs

£1.50 per child for morning sessions delivered in the Education Rooms.
If the school wishes to stay for lunch (12 – 12.30pm) and then enjoy an optional self-guided session
in the afternoon, that charge will be an additional £2.20 per child for the full day including use of the
Education Room and a printed self-guided worksheet produced by the museum.

Venue Info

For more information on Lancaster City Museum please visit their venue page

Lancaster City Museum


If you wish to enquire about this learning session please complete the form below. This form gets emailed directly to your chosen venue and a member of staff will contact you to answer any questions and confirm the session is available. Then if you wish to make a formal booking more information will be forwarded to you.


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