Mary Anning

Event information

Event type: gallery character

Location: Hintze Hall by the bottom of the stairs

Suitable for: Key Stage 2 (ages 7-11)

Capacity: 35 students

Duration: 40 minutes

Ticket prices:

£1 per student
Booking required

Meet Mary Anning, famous fossil hunter of the Victorian era.

Mary will introduce your class to the process of fossilisation and lead an investigation of one of her most famous discoveries, the Ichthyosaurus. Students will learn about fossilisation and adaptation.

Pre-visit information and curriculum links PDF (536KB)

Event dates
6 November 2019 10.30-11.10, 11.30-12.10, 12.30-13.10, 13.30-14.10
20 November 2019 10.30-11.10, 11.30-12.10, 12.30-13.10, 13.30-14.10
4 December 2019 10.30-11.10, 11.30-12.10, 12.30-13.10, 13.30-14.10
18 December 2019 10.30-11.10, 11.30-12.10, 12.30-13.10, 13.30-14.10
15 January 2020 10.30-11.10, 11.30-12.10, 12.30-13.10, 13.30-14.10
29 January 2020 10.30-11.10, 11.30-12.10, 12.30-13.10, 13.30-14.10
12 February 2020 10.30-11.10, 11.30-12.10, 12.30-13.10, 13.30-14.10
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How to book

To check availability for a school workshop at our Museum in South Kensington, or to enquire about a group visit during the week, please use the booking enquiry form.

If you have any specific requests, please call our School Bookings Team on +44 (0)20 7942 5555. Please read the pre-booking checklist (PDF 69kB) before you phone.

Lines are open Monday-Friday from 8.30-16.00.

Please read our payment and cancellation conditions before booking.

Essential information

Everything you need to know for a smooth-running day, from where to go for lunch to completing a risk assessment.