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

Click on the Programme name below to download the details as a pdf.

Science Education Programmes:

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

Living History Education Programmes:

Each programme includes a Presentation + Handling Workshop + guided visit

We also offer a collection of artefacts that can be borrowed from Harlow Museum Living History Collection. For further details see our Education Collection Living History pdf.

Guideline costs 2018-19

Dependent on the number of attendees cost are

  • £8/child for full day
  • £6/child for half day

Outreach: please phone for a quotation, as prices may vary according to numbers and programme

Examples are :

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
or Email –

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.

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