A visit to the Museum is a fun and inspirational day out for young people. You can plan a trip to include aspects of the science, geography or art curricula.

Our galleries can cover topics from volcanoes and earthquakes through to evolution and human biology. Our workshops, science shows and self-led activities are for all ages and levels. 

These pages can help you plan a day out at either of our Museums. We also have a range of resources to support learning at home or in the classroom.

School visits to the Museum in South Kensington, London

Browse curriculum-linked workshops, science shows and self-led activities developed by professional educators.

School visits to the Museum at Tring, Hertfordshire

We offer free workshops and downloadable activity sheets and self-guided tours to help your group explore our galleries.


Teachers' newsletter

Get email updates about school activities and teaching resources.

Learning resources

A selection of resources to support Museum visits and classroom teaching.

Featured resource: Jurassic Forest

For teachers of Key Stage 2, a set of activities to explore the living things that existed in a Jurassic forest and create a forest in your classroom.

Dippy on Tour

Take your students on a natural history adventure inspired by Dippy.

Investigate science centre

Students can touch hundreds of real natural history specimens in our hands-on science centre.

Booking a visit is free.

Tring loans service

From birds to butterflies: bring your lessons to life.

Schools near our Museum in Tring, Hertfordshire, can borrow boxes of specimens covering a range of themes.

Generate: Scientists of the Future

The Museum has partnered with renewable energy company Ørsted in an initiative to build the scientific career aspirations of London schoolchildren.