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.

More Information

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 charge may apply. Prices are valid until 31st March 2021.

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

£4.20 per child (Non-Borough School)
£3.70 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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