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Digital schools sessions

Let us bring our museums to your classroom.

Digital Schools Sessions

Our Digital Schools Sessions bring the museum to your class. Our free sessions are led by our team of Enablers and cover the topics most requested by teachers, such as Second World War at the National Museum of Flight, ancient Egypt, Dinosaurs and the Romans

How they work 

Each Microsoft Teams session will give pupils the unique opportunity to see museum objects up close and find out their stories. Pupils can also ask questions and take part in different activities before and after the session. 

See our FAQs for full information about our sessions.

How to book 

Sessions are bookable via Eventbrite - see each individual session page for more information.   

  • Once booked you will be sent a confirmation email 
  • Prior to your session you will be sent a link to the event, pre-session activities and any other key information you need to know 

Read our FAQs to find out more.

Sessions available

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A T.Rex skeleton stands amidst models and skeletons of other animals


Learn what a palaeontologist does and find out about the amazing dinosaurs we have at National Museums Scotland. Suitable for P2–4.

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AW Great Yellow Bumblebee Orkney

Biodiversity: Life in Scotland

Exploring life in Scotland across various Scottish ecosystems. Suitable for P4–7.

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Commemorative stone from the Antonine Wall

The Romans

An exploration of ancient Rome through modern objects and their Roman equivalents. Suitable for P3–5.

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Red Arrows2 Crown Copyright Mod

Fantastic Flying Forces

Through practical experiments your pupils will discover about the four forces that affect aeroplanes. Suitable for P5–7.

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Second World War: Meet the WAAF

Our costumed interpreter will explain how the Women's Auxiliary Air Force crew dressed, from flying jackets to secret silk maps. Suitable for P5–7.

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Ancient Egypt: Mummification and the Afterlife

Join our Enablers to find out about mummification and the journey to the afterlife through five very special objects. Suitable for P3–4.

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Statue of Earl Haig at National War Museum

Schools Assembly: First World War

Find out what it means to be a curator at the National War Museum and discover the stories of Scottish soldiers on the front line through our objects.
Suitable for P6-S2

Schools Assembly: First World War

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