Free entry: Donate online or at the Museum
Open 10am - 5pm
Monday to Friday during term time £3.50 per pupil
In this energetic, investigative, dangerous and silly show, your pupils will learn how to think scientifically and harness the energy of explosions.
Monday to Friday during term term from 18 January From £200
Fun, vibrant and surprising, this full day of structured activities will challenge students to explore the concepts of sound waves in a cross-curricular, creative context, working as part of team and reflecting real working practices.
This surprising science show conveys the principles of light through audience participation and experimentation. It encourages pupils to explain their own findings, and challenges their expectations.
Open daily Free
Experiment! is our interactive science gallery with lots of hands-on exhibits and puzzles to enthuse and inspire young minds.
This is storytelling with a difference—energetic, participatory, self-aware and fun. We take on important engineering concepts in a dynamic and surprising way. Prepare for anything.
Lively, upbeat and humorous with lots of surprises—this show uses audience participation to communicate the key principles of electricity, while challenging the children to make their own discoveries.
This inspirational story is hopeful and positive, yet teaches your pupils about the grim reality of Victorian mill-children’s existence.
Monday to Friday during term time (no shows until 30 November) Free
In this live demonstration of our historic machinery, we’ll show your pupils how steam engines work and teach them about the history of power.