Explore and Discover free downloadable activities

In addition to our Explore and Discover primary and secondary series we have four free resources for you to download and print to help you focus your visit to the Museum.

These resources are suitable for Key Stages 1-3 (ages 5-14) and may be used in a number of different galleries. They link to a variety of curriculum themes from Literacy, Art and Science and contain suggestions to help you prepare for, and follow up, your visit to the Museum.

Cartoon image of a hatchet fish on a museum pass

In World War II the Museum was used as a secret base to develop new gadgets for allied spies, including an exploding rat!