We are now taking bookings for September 2021 onwards.
We are offering our full programme again – the main change are the days we are able to offer different types of visit. This is due to our changes on opening hours.
During term time we are open Wednesday to Saturday 10am – 4pm.
We are able to offer;
VIRTUAL SESSIONS – these have become a main part of our ongoing offer – available Mondays, Tuesdays and Wednesdays. Booked using forms below.
LOAN BOXES – these are part of our ongoing offer with several more added – available on a termly basis, with set dates for collection and return. We will continue with quarantining and cleaning between uses. Booked using forms below.
OUTREACH – available most days subject to the teams availability. Booked using forms below.
Visits IN WORKSHOPS – available Wednesdays, Thursdays and Fridays. Booked using forms below.
Visits IN – SELF LED – we welcome schools to visit for self led visits (Wed – Fri) but these must be booked in advance. Please email to arrange.
To book a loans box or a visit, please email email@example.com sending the relevant completed document from below.
Key documents to help you book are below.
Inspire your class
Inspire learning with your class through our range of interactive workshops. With the opportunity for students to get hands-on with artefacts and specimens, the prospect of encouraging enquiry, discussion, and interaction will doubtless prove inspiring and beneficial to their educational needs. We offer a range of one-hour workshops linked to areas of the National Curriculum including: History Science Literacy and art Selected craft sessions are also available to complement the main workshops. We also offer ‘Arts Award: Discover in a Day‘ packages for KS1 and 2. You can inspire children through handling objects in the classroom too with our Loan Boxes.
In addition to these hands-on workshops, Maidstone Museum also offers a selection of trails for your visit. These can be emailed to you in advance of your visit. Please note that these trails must be booked in advance.
We also have some great videos on the research carried out on the Museum’s mummy, which will give you a taste of the learning opportunities we can offer. Discover more…The Mummy
Limited workshop sessions are available each week so we recommend booking as far in advance as possible. You can visit the museum or arrange an outreach visit for more information and to discuss your school visit requirements. Contact us by submitting an online enquiry form, call direct on 01622 602853/602835 or email firstname.lastname@example.org. (email preferred as the team are often busy with schools)
Please note the Museum shop is not currently accepting cash but is taking cards payments.
School visits enquiry
Find out more about planning a school visit to Maidstone Museum by submitting your enquiry today