Living in the shadow
2, 3, 16, 17 May
13, 14, 20, 21 June
10.00–14.00 including a lunch break
Key Stage 2 (Age 7–11)
Free, booking required
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Recommend this session
Students tour the special exhibition Life and death in Pompeii and Herculaneum and examine the amazing objects on display.
They meet members of a Pompeian household to gather information about life in AD 79.
After lunch they find out more about the eruption of Vesuvius and help Pliny the Younger, a famous Roman writer, describe the events of that fateful day.
Maximum group size: 90 from any one school.
Cancellation and no-show charges apply.
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Mosaic of a guard dog. From the House of Orpheus, Pompeii, 1st century AD. © Soprintendenza Speciale per i Beni Archeologici di Napoli e Pompei / Trustees of the British Museum