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Key Stages 1, 2 and 3

Download our 2019/20 primary schools programme. Details of our 2020/21 programme will be available soon.

Download our 2019/20 secondary schools programme. Details of our 2020/21 programme will be available soon.

For more information, enquiries and bookings contact our Norwich Bookings Coordinator at norwichcastle.bookings@norfolk.gov.uk or call 01603 493636.

Teacher-led visits | Chocolate WorkshopMade in Norwich Workshop Norwich in the Industrial Revolution

Key stage 1

10am-12 noon, £3.50 per pupil (unless otherwise stated)

Toys in the Past

Discover how toys in the past were different from those of today. Become apprentices and meet the master toymaker. Visit our galleries and make your own toy to take home.

Meet Florence Nightingale

Learn about Florence Nightingale’s life, discover objects she might have used and make a traditional lamp like the one she used for her night-time rounds.

Key stages 1 and 2

Teacher-led visits

Free for schools in Norfolk in term-time (outside term-time £2.10 per student). £2.10 per student for UK schools outside Norfolk.  All visits must be booked in advance.

Follow the links below to download free museum trails for Key Stages 1 and 2.  Each gallery has its own page; please choose which bits you want to use – you don’t have to do it all!

Chocolate Workshop

35 minutes, £2.50 per pupil.  Maximum 15 students per session.

From the Mayans to the present: explore (and taste) different kinds of chocolate and discover its journey from the ancient world to the chocolate factories of Norwich.

Made in Norwich Workshop

35 minutes, £2.50 per pupil. Maximum 15 students per session.

What has made Norwich a Fine City?  Examine Norwich’s industrial past which included the production of shoes, mustard and chocolate.  Find out about the lives of the workers, see the tools they used and the products they made.

Key stage 3

Norwich in the Industrial Revolution

10am - 2pm, £5 per pupil

Discover Norwich’s industrial past and examine historic tools and documents used by Norwich industries including our most famous export, Colman’s Mustard. Follow a museum trail and take a teacher-led tour of nearby post-industrial sites (map and details included).

Please note: this event takes place at Norwich Castle and the Museum of Norwich.