Education – bringing learning to life!

educationA day to remember for everyone.
  • Bringing learning to life – our education programmes are designed to provide an entertaining curriculum supplement.
  • We offer Great value for Education and School groups – affordable and active learning
  • You can visit our amazing interactive Time Machine Gallery or  Harlow Museum & Walled Gardens for a great day out – or we can come to you!
  • Choose from one of our amazing Science Alive or Living History workshops (See below) Key Stage 1, 2 or 3 curriculum content
  • Venues packed with exciting exhibits; Eating space so that you and your group can relax and enjoy lunch on site; Good value souvenir shop
Teacher feedback

“On behalf of myself and the year one teachers we wanted to say another huge thank you for having our school in with you today! The children had a fantastic time and everyone really enjoyed the day! The Alka Splat workshop was great too!”

Emma Bonham, Year 1 Teacher, Cross Infants School, Essex.

Young people

Science Alive Education Programme:

Our half day or full day programmes offer a Science-based show; workshops and a thematic discovery trail around the Time Machine Gallery.

The Space Day – presented in our amazing Big Bubble
  • Planetarium Show
  • Rockets and Star Splatter Workshops
  • Space Technology Discovery Trail
Body Bits
  • Yuk Show
  • DNA and Bath Bombs Workshops;
  • Organs, Bones and Brain Discovery Trail
Engineers Here
  • Levers Alone Show
  • Rockets, Heave-Ho, Strong Paper, Balloon Buggies Workshops
  • Engineering technology Discovery Trail
Light Fantastic
  • Stargazer Show
  • Suncatcher and Kaleidoscope Workshops
  • Small Glimmers Discovery Trail
Living History Education Programmes: (Available at Harlow Museum, Time Machine or as Outreach)

Each programme includes a Presentation + Handling Workshop + guided visit

  • Harlow Story Presentation
  • Toy Handling or Domestic Life Handling activity
  • Living History Trail (several to choose from)
History Bubble (Available at The Time Machine or as Outreach), presented in our amazing Big Bubble
  • Myths and memories show (Egyptians, Greeks and others)
  • Household History or Invade and Trade Workshop
  • Walk Through Time Discovery Trail (at Time Machine only)
Guideline costs 2016-17
Outreach: please phone for a quotation, as prices may vary according to numbers and programme
Harlow Museum Living History programmes: Presentation + Workshop + guided visit £150 + VAT (Harlow Schools £120 +VAT)
Time Machine Science Alive, History Bubble and Living History programmes: Full Day (10am – 2.30pm) £350 + VAT

Typical pattern: 1 x show; 2 x workshops; 1 x discovery trail/hands on exhibits

Up to 60 children

Half Day (10am – 12.15pm or 12.45pm – 2.45pm)

Typical pattern: 1 x show; 1 x workshop; 1 discovery trail/hands on exhibits

Up to 30 children

Telephone our team to find out more and discuss a programme for your class – 01279 413412
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