Lancaster City Museum

A school visit to Lancaster City Museum and the King’s Own Royal Regiment Museum will give your pupils the chance to step back in time.

Look in our Roman Gallery and glimpse life in Roman times with the chance to see our iconic tombstone dating back to 100AD. Whilst there, pop into the King’s Own Royal Regiment Museum and see the stories of soldiers who served in numerous wars. It’s not just bullets and bombs, explore the real nature of military service. A great educational visit for active participation and object handling!

Contact:

Lancaster City Museum, Market Square, Lancaster LA1 1HT
Email: heritagelearning@lancashire.gov.uk

Website: lancaster.gov.uk/museums

Facilities

  • Fully physically accessible*
  • Toilets
  • Lunch facilities
  • Gift shop
  • Goody bags

Booking & Details

Cost:

Half day session (2 hrs) £2.80 LCC pupil, £3.30 non LCC pupil
Full day session (4 hrs) £5.60 LCC pupil, £6.60 non LCC pupil

In order to cover costs, from 1 October 2023, Lancaster City Council need to charge an additional
£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.

Accompanying adults free

* The upstairs of the museum is accessible via chairlift. This cannot take motorised wheelchairs but an alternative wheelchair is available.

To book:

To start the booking process, contact the Heritage Learning Team via their online enquiry form

Learning Sessions & Activities

Activity

Can You Dig It?

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

  • KS 2
  • Ancient History
Activity

Meet the Romans

In this inspiring and hands-on session pupils will come face to face with Marcus – a Roman soldier.

  • KS 1
  • KS 2
  • Ancient History
  • History
  • Romans

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