All School Workshops

School workshops at Chiltern Open Air Museum

Our school workshops

School staff are able to create their own theme day at the Museum. Schools can choose any three 40 minute workshops or one workshop of 60 minutes and one workshop of 40 minutes. School staff may also choose to take part in just one workshop and use the remaining time to explore the museum.

40 minute workshops

Woodland habitats (formerly Discovering Mini-beasts)
Aquatic habitats (formerly Pond Dipping)
How did we wash clothes before washing machines
Toys and games from the past
Creating a Victorian brick
Making butter
How do we create rag rugs?
Lighting in the past
What was it like to live in a toll house

60 minute workshops

Archaeological dig
How did people cook in the past
Building Shelters
Iron Age Life
Romans in Britain

What was it like in a Victorian school

90 minute workshops

Anglo Saxons
Iron Age Life
Stone Age

120 minute workshops

Goldilocks and the three bears
The three little pigs
Mrs Tiggy-Winkle
Owl babies

Theme days

Wolf Brother
Goodnight Mister Tom
The Little Red Hen
Victorian Life
How we used to celebrate Christmas

Seasonal theme days

How we used to celebrate Christmas theme day 2016

Other

Blacksmith demonstrations

Further information

Tips for a school visit to the Museum
Education contact form

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