A highlight for the children was meeting the horses. They also enjoyed interacting in the museum, having time to explore themselves. The simulator was very exciting for them and great for confidence
You are welcome to bring your group to explore at your own pace and with your own focus.
Self-led visits are FREE but must be booked in advance.
Self led visits include:
If you need inspiration for some active exploration check out our range of trails, suitable for a variety of learners!
We will be happy to provide copies for you if they are ordered at the time of booking or you can print them out yourself.Book trail
Explore our collections and discover the many scientific themes within. Bring your own ideas or choose one of our Surprising Science trails to guide you. There are different trails available to suit different learners (Click on the list below and make your selection. We have formatted them so that you can print multiple copies)
Trails suitable for Early Years, KS 1,2 & 3
Explore our collections and discover the many themes amongst our treasures.
Choose a date to suit you. There are different trails available to suit different learners. Click on the list below.
We have formatted them so that you can print multiple copies or we will print them for you if requested at time of booking.
Trails suitable for Early Years, KS1,2 & 3.
Allow approximately 1 hour for trail, but please stay for longer if you wish.
Maximum group size 30Book trail
Pick up a trail from reception and be taken on a fascinating journey of exploration and discovery around NHRM. You’ll discover some amazing objects and wonderful tales! Perhaps you would prefer to play our Bingo game and choose which is the weirdest object in the whole museum!Book trail