Schools and teachers
For visits and the classroom
Hundreds of free resources bring past and present cultures to life. Find slideshows, gallery activities, art ideas and more.
Bring your class to the Museum
Browse through our sessions for 2015–2016 for students of all ages, now booking for this school year.
Courses and events
The Museum offers a range of courses and events for teachers exploring the permanent collection and the special exhibitions.
Visiting the Museum
Planning a visit with your class? Please book ahead with the Ticket Desk to ensure you get the most out of your trip.
Schools gain free entry to special exhibitions. Resources, sessions and teachers' previews accompany many special exhibitions.
Explore world cultures and history in the Museum's digital learning suite with free activities and workshops for schools using the latest Samsung digital equipment.
Sessions designed to help students engage with the collection and explore concepts related to money, including notions of spending and the role of money in societies around the world.
The British Museum Schools team is now on Twitter. We welcome primary and secondary schools, teachers and educators to follow us for news, ideas, conversations and more.
Free online resources to support teachers working in the new history curriculum. Download information, images and videos for lessons at Key Stages 1–3.
Teaching Shakespeare provides creative routes into the world of Shakespeare with resources from some of UK’s major cultural institutions including the British Museum.