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Online learning

Online learning

We offer the following online events and resources to groups and classes of all ages who are unable to visit the museum in person. 

Below is an overview of some of our most popular activities, however we can offer many other workshops online to suit the ages, abilities, or activity requirements of the group to create a bespoke museum experience.  To discuss your requirements, please contact Melissa Hawker (Museum Learning Officer) via lynnmuseum@norfolk.gov.uk.

We will resume taking bookings for Covid safe in-person museum visits from 18 May 2021, subject to government guidance.

See more information about site visits 

The Highlights Tour at Lynn Museum

30-minute sessions run via Zoom.

Each tour features a 20-minute video exploring a selection of the museum’s most popular artefacts, with chance for a Question and Answer session with a member of staff at the end.

Prices start from £35.

‘Quiz a Character’ Webinars

30-minute sessions run via Zoom.

Each session includes a 10-minute introductory video to the topic, followed by a twenty-minute Question and Answer session hosted live by a historical character of your choice.

Prices start from £35.

The following themes are currently available: 

  • Ancient Romans (domestic or military life)
  • Medieval pilgrimage
  • Tudor housekeeping
  • Witchcraft during the Civil War era
  • The Great Fire of London
  • Victorian life
  • Life in the household of the Maharajah Duleep Singh
  • Egyptian archaeology in the 1920s
  • The first Mayoress of King’s Lynn
  • The campaign for women’s suffrage
  • The work of WW1 Munitionettes
  • Women in WW2

Storytime Webinars

30-minute sessions run via Zoom.

Each session includes a 10-15 minute reading of a short story, plus a 10 minute simple craft tutorial, led by the Museum’s learning team. The crafts are designed to be easy to complete with

household materials and lists of resources will be provided in advance. There will also be time at the end for questions or live discussion.

Prices start from £35.

The following storytimes are currently available:

  • The Tiger who Came to Tea
  • Gumdrop and the Farmer’s Friend
  • Mrs Plug the Plumber
  • The Snowy Day
  • A Salmon for Simon
  • Pride: The Story of Harvey Milk and the Rainbow Flag

Take your own virtual tour

Explore the galleries at Lynn Museum virtually on Google Arts and Culture.  Available anytime, free of charge.

Online Exhibitions

All online exhibitions are free and available to view any time.

An introduction to…

Check out our YouTube channel to find great free videos including introductory talks, crafts, costume tutorials, and baking videos. 

Wordsearch Games

Free museum-themed brain teasers! 

Journeys Wordsearch

Maritime Wordsearch

Roman & Iceni Wordsearch

Victorians Wordsearch

Dinosaurs Wordsearch

Archaeology Wordsearch

Jigsaw Puzzles

Free online jigsaw puzzles inspired by Lynn Museum’s art collection

Charles Jones - Sheep on a hillside

James Sillet - Norwich Stagecoach at King’s Lynn

Henry Baines – the Sailing Boats