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Special Educational Needs

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 £4, carers free

Prices for individual workshops quoted below are in addition to the General Admission price.

Self-Guided Visit

Museum Explorer

Research our collections whilst using one of our activity resources specially developed to engage students in real life applications of the learning Curriculum.

Availability: Weekdays

Cost: Included in General Admission price (see top of page).

Become Curators

Put your gloves on and become a curator for the day. Explore the exhibits up close with our curator toolkits (contain a magnifying glass, gloves and a wind-up torch).

Availability: Weekdays

Session times: 10:30 & 11:30

Cost: £0.50 per pupil (in addition to General Admission price, see top of page). 15 children per session.

Duration: 45 minutes

Workshops and Tours

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.

Availability: Weekdays

Session times: every half hour from 10:30 - 14:00

Cost: £1 per pupil (in addition to General Admission price, see top of page).

Duration: 45 minutes

Science, Engineering and D & T.

Journeys: by Air or On Land

Discover the history of aviation and the changes in technology and design with our guided tour of the aviation exhibits and walk through the fastest passenger plane ever to be built!

Availability: Weekdays

Session Times: 10:30 & 11:30

Cost: £1 per pupil (in addition to General Admission price, see top of page).

Duration: 45mins

Science, History and D & T

Journeys: On Land

Explore the history and development of land transport including our bicycle, motorbike and car exhibits and take a seat in one of our racing cars.

Availability: Monday - Thursday

Session Times: 10:30 & 11:30

Cost: Included in General Admission price (see top of page).

Duration: 45mins

KS1: Science, History and D & T

Resources Use one of our educational trails to engage your pupils in learning about the museum collections.

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 protected]
  • 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

Payment

We accept cash, cheques or cards, either in advance or on the day. We ask that groups provide a single payment for their booking.

Cancellation

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.