Learning back in the classroom

Loans Boxes
Enhance classroom learning and bring the museum to the classroom with one of our education loans boxes. Children will have an opportunity to explore first-hand many original and replica objects. Each loans box is supported by educational resources designed alongside schemes of work. A member of our educational team can be booked to come to your school to facilitate the handling session.

We have boxes to cover the following curriculum areas: Romans, Victorians, Victorian Costume and World War 2.  Loan boxes are charged at £8.10 per box for a maximum 2 week period.(Increasing to £8.60 from April 2024)


A fascinating collection of domestic items, and
jewellery plus a real Roman tile.


A box filled with traditional Victorian toys and
domestic objects.

World War 2 

Enrich your WW2 project with a selection of common domestic items and documents from the time.

Victorian Costume 

Children can see first hand what it felt like to be a Victorian child.