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Enquiries: 023 8083 4242 | Closed: Fridays
Open: Mon-Thurs 10am-3pm (Last entry 2.15pm) | Sat-Sun 10am-5pm (Last entry 4.15pm)

Enquiries: 023 8083 4242Closed: Fridays | Open: Mon-Thurs 10am-3pm (Last entry 2.15pm) | Sat-Sun 10am-5pm (Last entry 4.15pm)

Key Stage 1

Below you will findIMG_7040 details of the Workshops and Discovery Sessions that we offer at KS1.

If you would like to make a booking or to discuss the details of your visit further please email our Learning Officers at museums.education@southampton.gov.uk, or phone 023 8083 2810. Alternatively you can fill in an online enquiry form here.

Click here for a sample plan and general costs for up to 30 pupils.


Our popular Key Stage 1 are specifically designed for small people and incorporate fun and engaging activities
with great learning opportunities! All sessions are offered at £75 and last an hour. Click on each arrow for more information about each activity.




Toys Through Time

Toys through TimeFind out more about what life was like in the past in this fun, hands-on and interactive session based around the toys children have played with through the centuries.
Play with replica Victorian toys and games, play ‘Scrap, Save or Sell’ and create a modelling clay version of one of our original historic toys.

Tudor Feasts & Festivities

Tudor Kitchen 1
Join us for this fun and hands-on session for younger children introducing the extraordinary story of the Tudors. Specifically designed for younger children, this session explores the period in a friendly and accessible way.
Activities include handling authentic objects, dressing up in period costume and taking part in a real Tudor dance!

My Local Area

BargateSouthampton’s history is full of exciting, incredible and sometimes scary stories.This session explores the people that have called the town home and charts its changes from Roman times through to today.
Activities include a sights and smells matching game and our exciting Archaeology Mini-Dig.

The Great Fire of London


Great Fire of LondonJoin us for an incredible hands-on session discovering the story of the Great Fire of London.
Take part in a selection of fun interactive activities including our ‘Great Fire Finds Dig’, sights and smells game and a simple craft activity.




Discovery Sessions

Join one of our expert guides for an in-depth look around Tudor House or Southampton’s Old Town. Each tour costs £47 for a group of 33 and you can choose from the following fantastic tours:

  • Follow in My Footseps: Discover the hidden secrets of this magical house. This session also includes an exclusive tour of our attic and cellar areas. Topic focus can be; Tudors, Victorians, Southampton history.
  • My Historic Town: Find out about Southampton from days of old to the present day with this outdoor walking tour around the historic old town and in its secret vaults!