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A visit to Lancaster City Museum and the King's Own Regiment Museum will give your pupils the chance to step back in time. Explore our Roman Gallery and glimpse life in Roman times with the chance to see our iconic tombstone dating back to 100AD. Whilst there, pop into our King's Own Regiment Museum and see the stories of soldiers who served in numerous wars. It's not just bullets and bombs - see the real nature of military service. A great educational visit for active participation and object handling!
Meet the Romans (2hrs) Key Stages 1 and 2
Your pupils will be introduced to Marcus our Roman Solider. They will gain an insight into both Roman military and domestic life and discover the legacy left by the Roman’s in Lancaster. The pupils will be able to handle replica armour, Roman artefacts and be introduced to the contents of a Roman Soliders marching pack. The group will also experience through active participation a variety of fun activities relating to the Romans, including literacy, role-play and Roman games.
Life during the Second World War (2hrs) Key Stages 2 and 3
Through a variety of different activities, object handling and role play your pupils will gain an understanding and a perception of how lives were affected by the Second World War, from that of evacuees to soldiers of the King’s Own Royal Regiment. This session concludes with an opportunity for pupils to handle objects from our WW2 collection.
Accompanying adults free.
Please call the museum on 01524 64637 to make a booking.