Our handling boxes contain artefacts and natural world specimens for students to touch and investigate.

Classes: Nursery–S6
Cost: £25 per class
Timings: 10:30/11:45/13:00 (60 mins) (check your booking for timings and arrive at the museum at least 15 minutes before the start of your session)
Dates available: Sept – June, subject to availability

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Discover more about a topic by using one of our object handling boxes. Containing real and replica objects, with a range of suggested activities, these boxes can be tailored by teachers to suit the learning intentions of their class. Each session starts with an introduction by our Enabler team, and contains some suggested activities for you to use with your class.

The teachers' notes below provide facts and ideas for questions and discussion with your class.

We also have an Ancient Egypt handling box.

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