Prehistory

Explore how life changed for people as they moved from hunter-gatherers to settled farmers. In this interactive and engaging session pupils investigate, question and compare two lifestyles in our prehistoric past, with artefacts, art and role-play bringing history to life.

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Activities include:

  • Making individual ceramic pots based on Neolithic designs and techniques
  • Handling and analysing real objects to reach conclusions about why some evidence survives and other evidence does not
  • ‘Hunting and Gathering’ team challenges, which encourage pupils to consider how different life was in Mesolithic Suffolk

Minimum charge may apply. Prices are valid until 31st March 2019.

Minimum and maximum group sizes: 30 to 60 pupils.

Adult:Pupil Ratio: 1:6

Duration: 240 minutes

Ipswich Museum

Full Day Session

£4.50 per child (Non-Borough School)
£4.00 per child (Ipswich Borough School)

All school, nursery and group visits must be booked in advance.

We are now invoicing all school groups for their visits. Invoices will follow approximately 10 working days from the date of your trip. The number of children indicated on the booking form is an approximate. You will only be charged for the number of children who actually visit on the day.

To enquire about a visit or to make a booking please contact us.

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