School Visits

Braintree Museum is an evocative and engaging destination
ideally suited to school visits offering comprehensive education packages.

Natural and Local History

This cross-curricular day offers pupils the opportunity to get hands-on with the Museum’s object handling collection combined with a historical study of the 17th century founder of British natural history who came from Essex – John Ray.

The Victorians

Braintree District Museum is housed in a former Victorian School, providing the perfect setting for your Victorian
experience. The day is full of interactive and hands-on learning and can be run for KS1 or KS2 pupils.

World War II

This immersive day allows pupils to re-live the experience of a wartime evacuee, discovering the hardships and heroism of World War II with a focus on the local realities of the conflict.


We offer a flexible education outreach programme, which is designed to bring our dynamic and engaging workshops straight to your classroom.

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