There are many ways for students to experience and engage with this unique collection from across the world. School visits are free, please book in advance.
+44 (0)20 7323 8181
Confirmation should be within two weeks
Please have the following information ready:
- 1st, 2nd and 3rd choice of date and time
- Number of students and adults
- Galleries you want to visit
- Access or special requirements
Please book at least one term in advance and wait for confirmation before making travel plans. Greek and Egyptian galleries book up quickly. Opening times of some galleries may be limited at short notice; you will be contacted if possible.
Resources and activities
There are resources, information sheets and activity ideas available for many galleries.
Free sessions helping you to plan activities, discuss resources and view galleries. Planning sessions take place once a term.
Combine your visit with a workshop led by the Museum's schools team.
We offer free access to special exhibitions for all school groups (please book ahead). More information can be found on the schools pages of our current and upcoming exhibitions.
The majority of galleries and all special exhibitions are fully accessible. There is a range of facilities for visual, hearing and mobility impaired students.
All the information you need to enable you to complete your risk assessment for a trip to the Museum, including information about sessions taught by Museum staff.
Travel and facilities
Coach parties are advised to use the metered parking at Montague Place. There is space for up to 6 coaches.
Lunch space and lockers
You can book a lunch space and lockers in our Ford Centre for Young Visitors. Please ask for more details when booking your visit.
For advice about content and structure of your visit or questions about educational provision, please contact Learning and Audiences.
+44 (0)20 7323 8510/8850