Our new Viking show takes place in our Auditorium and is suitable for P3-P5 pupils. A fun, interactive way to find out more about the Vikings in Scotland!

Level: First and second (P3-P5) - please note this change of age range
Cost: £3 per pupil
Length of workshop: See below for timings
(check your booking for timings and arrive at the museum at least 15 minutes before the start of your workshop)
Dates available: Mon 19 - Fri 23 March 2018
Booking: Fully booked for 2017-18

Can I use a handling box alongside the show?

We have space for 8 classes each day of the show and each of these classes will be given a timetable which includes: 45 minute Show, 45 minute Viking handling box session, a gallery visit, and 30 minutes for lunch.

We can take two classes per timeslot and they are as follows:

10.45am - Show 11.30am - lunch 12 noon - gallery visit 12.30pm - handling box
10.45am - Show 11.30am - handling box 12.15pm - gallery visit 1pm - lunch
10.30am - handling box 11.15am - gallery visit 11.45am - Show 12.30pm - lunch
11.45am - Show 12.30pm - lunch 1pm - gallery visit 1.30pm - handling box

Please let us know when booking if you'd prefer one of these slots.

There will be two handling boxes available:

National Museums Scotland Viking Handling Box

Archaeology Scotland Viking Handling Box

It will be included in your confirmation letter which of these you will be using.

How should I prepare my class for this workshop?

Classes will be sitting in rows in our Auditorium, alongside other classes. Please let us know beforehand if any pupils require to sit near an exit.

What will my pupils do in the workshop?

Join Jason and his friends Gyoa on an extraordinary adventure into the Viking world in our new interactive show. Expect songs, stories and myth-busting aplenty as pupils help the children search for a very important bracelet.  

Follow up activities

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