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Learning at Black Country Living Museum

Outreach

Brand new for 2019!

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Bring Black Country Museum to your door with  our exciting outreach packages for Birmingham and Black Country Schools.

 

Outreach Sessions

Several of our on site activities can be taken out to schools.

Prices
Half Day (2 Sessions) - £180 + VAT
Full Day ( 4 Sessions) - £ 300 + VAT

Pigs!!!

Brick Making and Three Little Pigs

Students will take part in a lively and interactive story followed by traditional brick making and building activities. They will even get to take their creations home!

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Mining Madness

Discover why mining has always been a dangerous business in this fun and interactive science show. We will experiment with gases and the problems faced by miners in the 1800s.

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Free Wheeling

Free Wheeling Toys

Build a toy racing toy inspired by the heritage of the Museum. Learn how simple mechanisms work and reinforce your understanding of science.

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Metal Forming

Metal Forming

A creative  workshop investigating the properties of materials. You will be using the metal forming and joining techniques that made the Black Country famous - to make an amazing metal flower to take home.

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Primary Sources

Primary Sources

How do we find out about the past?

In this session you will investigate historical evidence to discover more about the lives of real children and real events. This session can be adapted to suit different enquiry themes.

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Fairgrounds

Funky Fairgrounds

This workshop develops an understanding of mechanical systems and how they can be driven by electricity. You will work in a team to create the mechanical base of the ride using a pulley and gear system. The design can then be completed back in the classroom.

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Rag

Rag Rug Making

Discover the traditional craft of rag rug making. During the workshop you will learn the techniques of hooking  and podging to make rugs.  At   the end of the day you will have a colourful creation to take back to school. 

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Visit Us

Enjoy a proper, full day out. Rain or shine, you won’t run out of things to see when exploring our 26 acres.

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School Assemblies

An introduction to the rich and vibrant local history of the Black Country through a series of lively and interactive demonstrations. This is an opportunity to find out what the Museum has  to offer.

Prices
£ 50 + VAT

 

As Part of Your Package

Receive a discount when you book an Outreach Visit at the same time as a visit to the Museum.

 

Plan and Book

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Plan and Book Your Visit

Our Sales and Ticketing Team are on hand to offer help and advice to tailor make your visit to your students' needs.

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Outreach

Outreach

Bring the Museum into your school with exciting activities and assemblies.

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