Schools

We create a wide range of opportunities for schools to engage with our amazing collections through a programme of interactive workshops and tours that connects to the NI Curriculum across all stages of learning.

We are currently experiencing a huge spike in demand for education bookings, so please note that we will not be able to respond to your enquiry immediately. Our team are working through online and email enquiries in the order they were received, so please be assured that your enquiry will be dealt with and we will do our best to accommodate your request. Thanks for your patience!

Welcome back!

We’re delighted to welcome schools back to our museums to enjoy an exciting range of interactive learning sessions on a variety of curriculum-related themes. We’ve made some changes to our programme to ensure teachers and their pupils can engage safely in our programme and are able to make the most of the wonderful learning opportunities our collections have to offer. You’ll find everything you need to know here about the programmes available in 2021/22. Look out for our new lower prices for schools this year, and the many opportunities to engage for FREE!

 

Museum on the Move Workshops

Our collections are moving beyond the walls of the museum and out into the classroom! See the full range of live and interactive workshops available here.

*Please note, due to very high demand, this programme is now FULLY BOOKED for the 2021/22 school year* Applications for 2022/23 will open soon!

 

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Plan Your School's Visit

This autumn, we’re welcoming schools back to our museums to enjoy an exciting programme of interactive workshops on a wide variety of curriculum-linked themes. Find out what’s on offer here and how to book.

For further information, email us at education@nmni.com

 

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Classroom Resources

Try out some of our latest ‘Ancient Ireland’ learning resources for the classroom here!

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Calling All Teachers

Are you passionate about museum learning and interested in collaborating with us at National Museums NI on the development of our education programme? Then join our Teacher’s Panel today! We welcome professionals from all areas of the education sector to join us. Register for the panel here, or email our Education Manager Louise Rice at education@nmni.com for further details.

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Go Solve! Go Create! Go explore!

Looking for some new learning activities for your class? Try using our Go Solve! worksheets to discover more about some of our favourite museum objects, or follow the Go Create! and Go Explore! videos to see how your pupils can make their own museum-inspired creations and learn more about the great outdoors.

Let’s Go

Try This At Home

If you would like to try making some traditional soda bread just like we do at the Ulster Folk Museum or find out how to churn your own butter, then check out these short step-by-step films produced by our education team and BBC NI.

 

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Explore Our Collections

Find out more here about some fascinating museum objects from our expert team of curators.

 

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