Key Stage 3
Brooklands Museum supports learning outside the classroom through a range of workshops, tours, activity days and resources that will inspire and engage pupils of all ages.
General Admission price per pupil is £5. One adult FREE per ten pupils.
Prices for individual workshops quoted below are in addition to the General Admission price.
Research our collections whilst using one of our activity resources specially developed to engage students in real life applications of the learning Curriculum.
Cost: Included in General Admission price (see top of page).
KS3: Science, D & T, History, English, Business Studies, Leisure & Tourism
Then and Now: Life in an Aircraft Factory
Don your factory uniform and meet the foreman for your instructions for the day. Discover the different skills required to build planes throughout the ages with our exciting interactive exhibits.
Session times: every half hour from 10.30am - 2pm
Cost: Included in General Admission price (see top of page). 30 students per session.
Duration: 45 minutes
KS3: Science, Engineering and D & T.
Workshops and Tours
It’s an Ingenious World
A guided tour visit that will develop your pupils’ knowledge of engineering through case studies of objects within the Museum collection.
Availability: Monday and Wednesday
Session times: 10:30, 11:15 and 13:30
Cost: £1.50 per pupil (in addition to General Admission price, see top of page). 30 students per session
Duration: 30 minutes
KS3: History, Science, ICT, English, Art & Design, D&T
The Art of Machines
Students will observe and handle museum artefacts and will do quick sketches, before designing their own mechanical beast.
Session Times: 10:30, 11:15 & 13:30
Cost: £2 per pupil (in addition to General Admission price, see top of page). 30 students per session
KS3: Science, ICT, English, Art & Design and D & T
Snapshots of History
This workshop will engage pupils with the history of Brooklands and give them an opportunity to interpret it on a personal and artistic level, using iPads to shoot and edit their own films.
Availability: Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Session times: 10:00-14:30
Cost: £2 per pupil (in addition to the General Admission price, see top of page). 30 students per session.
Duration: 4 hours
KS3: History, Science, ICT, English, D & T and Art & Design
Engineering Taster Days
Providing pupils with a better understanding of the principles of aerodynamics, this taster day has been planned to be stimulating, fun and accessible for students of mixed abilities.
Session times: 10:00-14:30
Cost: £100 per 15 pupils
Duration: 4 hours
KS3: History, Science, ICT, English, D&T
See inside the World's most famous aircraft. Re-live the excitement of the supersonic age and learn about the challenges of flying at Mach 2.
Session times: every half hour from 10:25 to 14:25
Duration: 30 minutes long
Cost: £3.00 per pupil and £5.00 per adult (in addition to the General Admission, see top of page) 15 students per session
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4D Theatre Simulator Rides
Our simulator rides will provide students and teachers with the closest experience any living person will have of “racing” around the Brooklands Race Track, “flying” with the Red Arrows or "Driving" with Mike Hawthorne around Le Mans.
Session times: every 15 minutes
Duration: 15 minutes long
Cost: £1.50 per pupil and £3.00 per adult (in addition to the General Admission, see top of page) 14 children per session
Find out more about our 4D Theatre Rides
How to Book
- Choose the activity you would like and possible dates for your visit and call the Learning office to check availability.
- The Learning Office can be contacted by calling 01932 857381 or by emailing email@example.com
- Please call as early as possible to avoid disappointment.
Before You Visit
- On booking a visit you will receive a visit information pack. Please read it carefully and distribute the relevant information to the other adults involved with the trip.
- Return the booking form
- You are welcome to come and see the Museum prior to your booked visit to familiarise yourself with our site (available for group leaders and one additional person)
- A timetable of the day will be sent shortly before your visit. When you receive this please brief all group leaders about the day
- Please get in touch if any requirements or aspects of your original booking change
- You may photocopy one of our activity resources. They can be downloaded here
We accept cash, cheques or cards, either in advance or on the day. We ask that groups provide a single payment for their booking.
Please note that a cancellation fee of £30 will be charged if the Museum is not informed if a group visit is not going ahead at least 7 days before the reserved date.