You are here:

Museum & Art Gallery

Learning with the museum

Nuneaton Museum and Art Gallery offers a range of activities, sessions and resources for learning to groups of all ages.


Nuneaton Museum and Art Gallery provides a unique opportunity for your pupils. Our programme of school resources offer a range of supported and self led activities to help make the most of the museum. Advance booking is essential for all schools wanting to make a group visit. The more we know about your requirements and pupil needs, the easier it is for us to provide a memorable visit.

George Eliot and The Victorians

Key Stage 1 and 2. Fully supported session lasting one and a half hours. Your pupils have the opportunity to handle Victorian objects, dress up, learn about local author George Eliot and study artwork in the Museum's Picture Gallery. £3 per child, minimum booking of £50.

The Time Traveller's Mission

Key Stage 2. Fully supported workshop lasting one and a half hours. Your pupils will solve puzzles, crack codes, handle artefacts and dress up to uncover dates for historical periods. Pupils will work together to uncover key events throughout British and local Nuneaton history. £3 per child, minimum booking of £50.

Nuneaton Abbey Free Online School Resources

Learn about the history of Nuneaton Abbey in a fun and interactive workshop. There are resources and activities to use in the classroom, as part of a visit to the site and post visit resources. All activities and resources are flexible to use as suits the class and time available. There are separate resources for Key Stage 1 and 2. Start exploring the fascinating history of Nuneaton Abbey with your class: Nuneaton Abbey Online School Resources.


Visit our Museum at Home page for themed craft and activity sheets for you to download and enjoy. This page is updated regularly and features activities during school holidays.

Join in with our Free Saturday Event Days. Meet a character from history, listen to a story or work with an artist. These special days promise lots of interest and entertainment for everyone.

Get hands on with museum objects on every third Saturday of the month. Join the museum team as they spotlight objects from the museum's collections.

Under 5s can enjoy a range of activities throughout the museum. Colour in, dress up or make some noise with our musical instruments and rhymes! Regular storytelling sessions are held at the museum on:

  • Third Wednesday of every month between 11:15am and 11:45am

Our new Museum Explorers packs provide resources for under 5s to explore the museum in lots of different ways. Ask for details at museum reception.


The Museum's Lunchtime Talks programme provides the perfect opportunity to meet with others and learn about new topics. Contact the museum to reserve your place.

Last updated Tuesday, 19th September 2023

Was this information useful?

You said, we did