Visit the Historic Quayside and transport you and your class back to a bustling 18th century seaport. Climb aboard Britain's oldest warship afloat, HMS Trincomalee and discover what life was like on the ship.
|How to book||
Tel: (01429) 860077
To book your visit and discuss details of your visit.
£50 per class for one hour (up to 35 people per workshop including teachers/accompanying adults)
£26 each for additional activities. Cannon display, Musket display and rope making.
|Adult to child ratio||
For health and safety and supervision we require:
KS1 1 free adult for every 5 pupils
KS2 1 free adult per 10 pupils
|Lunch areas||Lunch areas available.|
The Learning Team provides carefully structured, curriculum linked workshops, accompanying permanent and temporary exhibitions. We have a teacher's pack for the Museum containing worksheets aimed at KS1 and KS2. It is available to download and bring with you on your visit to the museum.
Workshops can be adapted for different Key Stages and children with additional learning needs. Please call to discuss your requirements.
To book a workshop or for further information call the Learning Team on 01429 860077
Pirates v the Navy!
How did the Royal Navy deal with famous pirates? Find out in this hands-on activity based session delivered by a costumed Learning Officer. From handling a real cutlass and flintlock pistol to role play, knot tying and the tallest tales of real pirates, this session will bring to life how the Navy dealt with piracy
All hands on deck
An action packed experience which combines activities with role-play on the atmospheric lower deck of HMS Trincomalee. Delivered by a costumed Learning Officer pupils ‘join’ the Royal Navy at the time of Nelson and experience a day in the life of a sailor.
Ship shape and a square meal
Did sailors really eat maggots? What about their five a day? Discover more about the health and wellbeing of sailors on board HMS Trincomalee. Delivered by a costumed Learning Officer.