Why’s That In A Museum?

Suitable for KS2

This session combines local history and science study. Students can examine objects linked to the families who have lived in Christchurch Mansion throughout history and develop communication skills as they discuss and debate why they are kept in a museum.

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Activities include:

  • Looking at the displays and questioning the stories being told
  • Examining specific objects and creating new visitor-friendly labels
  • Planning a new museum and thinking about what collections would go inside 

 

Minimum and maximum group sizes: 20 to 60 pupils.

Adult:Pupil ratio: 1:6

Duration: 120 minutes, 10am – 12.30pm

Christchurch Mansion

Half day session

£3.80 per child (Ipswich Borough schools)
£4.30 per child (non Borough school)

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Things to note

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

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

Our team can reserve a date for you at time of booking, but please note the visit will not be confirmed until you receive a booking form.

We are now invoicing all school groups for their visits. Invoices will follow approximately 20 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.

A minimum charge may apply. 

Prices are valid until 31st March 2023.

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Discover new ideas in Ipswich. Browse the diary to discover what’s on in Ipswich, including fun events for all the family, talks, tours and evening events for adults.

Exhibitions + Displays

Our programme draws from Ipswich’s own art and museum collections, as well as touring exhibitions and work by local artists. We also have an incredible array of permanent displays.

 

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