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Explore our learning offer

Explore our learning offer

Plan your visit



Our Bookings Team are on hand Mon - Fri (10am - 4pm) to offer help and advice to tailor make your visit to your students' needs.

/media/learning/library/lotc-qb-logo-web2.jpgWe cater for all ages and levels, from Early Years through to Higher Education and cover a broad subject area, including history, the arts, science, technology, geography, literacy, mathematics and citizenship.

Visits can include:

  • An exploration day around our 26 acre open air museum
  • Workshops
  • A variety of study specific visits
  • A themed event day (date specific)


What included in your booking:

  • Discounted admission rates starting from £7.25 per student for groups of 15+. We cater for any size group.
  • 1 teacher admitted FREE with every 10 students
  • FREE preliminary visit for 2 teachers
  • Indoor and outdoor picnic areas
  • FREE Coach Parking next to the main entrance
  • FREE admission and refreshment voucher for the coach driver
  • Qualified first-aiders
  • Free pre-written risk assessment guide (PDF 89kB) , access guide (PDF 145kB) and site etiquette
  • An Invite to our annual Teacher’s Open Day
  • Downloadable Classroom resources
  • Pre-ordered Gift packs from Museum shop starting from £2
  • Special rates on the fairground rides (£1.50 per student for 3 rides)*

*Available from April - December each year, includes the Cakewalk, Speedway and Helter Skelter. Either turn up on the day with your money, or to reserve a slot, make a prior booking direct with the Fairground Operators. Contact 0796 793 0175 or 07743 965589.

How to Book

All educational groups must book in advance. To check availability and provisionally reserve your place contact the Booking Team Monday-Friday between 10.00am and 4.00pm:

Telephone: 0121 520 8054 (Lines Open Mon-Fri 10am-4pm)


Booking Forms

Once you have agreed a date with the bookings team this will be held provisionally for you until you complete and return the appropriate Booking Form.


Once we have received the Booking Form we will forward a booking acknowledgement to you. Bring this with you on the day of your visit.

Don't forget to book the additional activities that we offer - details on booking forms


Museum Shop Booking Form

If you want to visit our shop, but are worried you will not have time before you leave, why not pre-order your gift packs? Complete and return the following booking form with your educational visit booking form.

Did you know?

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When the museum was first built, only the canal, limekilns and mine shafts were here - along with a disused sewage works.

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