Museum of Lancashire

This fantastic venue is a great way for your pupils to explore local history in Lancashire. 

Experience life on the front line in our WW1 trench and take a journey onto our WW2 street to meet an air raid warden. Be part of an interactive time line and uncover the mystery of prehistory!


The Museum of Lancashire, Stanley Street, Preston PR1 4YP



  • Fully physically accessible
  • Toilets
  • Lunch facilities
  • Coach parking

Booking & Details


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

All day session (4 hrs)
£6 Lancashire County Council pupil  / £8 Academy or non Lancashire County Council pupil

Accompanying adults free

Special Event Week (half day only)
£4.00 LCC pupil / £4.50 non LCC pupil

Accompanying adults free.

To book:

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

Learning Sessions & Activities


The Prehistory Mystery

Pupils will examine the mystery of prehistory in an interactive and engaging workshop centred on life in Britain before the Romans.

  • KS 1
  • KS 2
  • History
  • Prehistory

WWI: Duck or Grouse

In this fully immersive and hands-on session pupils will take a journey to the trenches of France!

  • KS 2
  • KS 3
  • WW1

WW2: Life on the Home Front

It’s time for you to do your part to help the war effort! Through object handling, active participation, role play and discovery, pupils will be brought closer to the home front than ever before.

  • KS 2
  • History
  • WW2

Special Events

Secret War

4-15 November 2024

This exciting event includes hands-on activities themed around: Spies in the skies, D-Day, SOE Agents and Code breakers! Can you play your part? Your country needs you!

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