School Trip Museum Ideas

While many consider museums to be boring and unengaging, Here at UK School Trips we want to end this incorrect misconception. Museums are a fabulous School Trip and educational group destination that can be used to cover all aspects of the curriculum. From science to history, we offer numerous museums to ensure that you find your perfect venue.  Our museums can cater for all ages, providing interactive learning experiences for all students, whether they be in Key Stage 1 or at University. The wonderful staff provide highly informative tours/workshops and encourage students to ask questions, allowing pupils to further their own understanding.

One of the great things about museums is that learning is taken outside of the classroom, providing classes with a learning experience they may have never experienced before. From getting to handle artefacts to witnessing objects such as historic aircrafts first-hand, museums provide your pupils with the ultimate lesson. This is the type of learning that’s impossible in the classroom.

Schools return to our museum venues year after year, proving just how engaging these museums can be. Here, students can transport themselves into another world, whether it be the past or into space. This interaction is what makes our venues so academically successful and enjoyable to all.

So why wait any longer? Book one of our Museum School Trips today and take your class on an unforgettable adventure.

Museum Ideas for School & Educational Groups

Churchill War Rooms London

In the Churchill War Rooms London students can discover what life would have been like during the tense days and nights of the Second World

HMS Belfast London

Step on board this iconic London landmark the HMS Belfast in London. The most significant surviving Second World War Royal Navy warship, HMS Belfast’s unique

English Heritage Yorkshire

We aim to promote a greater understanding & enjoyment of the historic environment. We offer learning groups FREE ENTRY to 400 + venues, along with

Lakeside Miniature Railway Merseyside

Lakeside Miniature Historical Railway is the world’s oldest continuously running 15-inch gauge track system this is truly a slice of history. Pupils will enjoy an

The National Justice Museum North

At The National Justice Museum North our inspirational educational visits use authentic courtrooms, museum spaces, objects and archives to help pupils gain a practical understanding

Learning at Epping Forest

Here at Epping Forest, students will have the opportunity to learn, explore and have fun in an exciting environment outside of the classroom. We create

Nenthead Mines & Heritage Centre

An interactive museum dedicated to the story of the mineral mining past of the North Pennines. Launch on a voyage of learning about the people,

Historic Environment Scotland

School visits to Historic Environment Scotland sites are a great way to deliver the curriculum, by encouraging discovery and exploration outside the classroom.

Cadbury World Birmingham

Cadbury World in the West Midlands offers a unique experience that gives a fascinating insight into the rich heritage of the nation’s favourite chocolate. Your

Science Museum London

A trip to the Science Museum will enhance your classroom teaching and bring to life the science, technology, engineering, and maths that has shaped our

Fireground Museum Greater Manchester

Fireground Museum explores, preserves and brings the history of fire, fire engineering and the fire and rescue services, through collections and resources, to further the

The Matthew of Bristol

All trips are designed to fit in with the national history KS1 and 2 curriculum. It highlights Bristol’s local history, John Cabot and the discovery

Llancaiach Fawr Manor Wales

Proud holders of the Sandford Award for Excellence in Heritage we offer a range of formal education and learning opportunities at all Key Stages as

Keats House – London

We offer workshops on everything from exploring poetry to experiencing domestic life above and below stairs to investigating insects, flowers and trees in the garden.

Roman Baths Somerset

The Roman Baths located in the city of Bath in Somerset, comprise of the remains of one of the greatest religious spas of the ancient

Zip World Manchester

Zip World Manchester offers adventurous outdoor school trips, where students can challenge themselves in a safe environment while also developing their cooperation skills. So, say

English Heritage North West

English Heritage should be applauded for their development of the Discovery Visit, which interprets the story of a site, giving a sense of time and

English Heritage South West

English Heritage should be applauded for their development of the Discovery Visit, which interprets the story of a site, giving a sense of time and

Leighton Hall

Leighton Hall is where history, science, geography & a variety of other subjects come to life. It’s perfect for schools & educational groups wanting to

Beaulieu National Motor Museum Hampshire

From the 13th-century Beaulieu Abbey to revolutionary motoring breakthroughs at the National Motor Museum, the attraction offers a wide range of opportunities for educational groups.

LEGOLAND Windsor Resort Berkshire

We offer bespoke Curriculum based LEGO Workshops for ages 3-11. Lead by our fully trained Education Team, we cover topics such as Robotics, Underwater Creatures,

Selly Manor Museum Birmingham

Every year, more than 6000 school children visit Selly Manor. Most of them visit to study the Tudors, but some visit to look at the

English Heritage West Midlands

English Heritage should be applauded for their development of the Discovery Visit, which interprets the story of a site, giving a sense of time and

English Heritage East Midlands

English Heritage should be applauded for their development of the Discovery Visit, which interprets the story of a site, giving a sense of time and

Locomotion County Durham

Welcome to Locomotion in Shildon, County Durham, where schools can learn about the birthplace of the railways and the world’s first railway town.We offer a

Butser Ancient Farm Hampshire

Butser Ancient Farm is a world leading museum for experimental archaeology education, bringing the past to life through hands on reconstructions of prehistoric, Romano-British, Anglo-Saxon

Clink Prison Museum London

Built on the original site of the Clink Prison – one of England’s oldest Prisons. You can experience hands-on original artefacts, including torture devices, &

English Heritage East of England

We aim to promote a greater understanding & enjoyment of the historic environment. We offer learning groups FREE ENTRY to 400 + venues, along with

UK Parliament Education Centre

Visiting UK Parliament is a great opportunity for students to deepen their understanding of democracy, governance and the political system. Visits include a guided tour

Zip World Windermere

Zip World Windermere introduces a brand new educational programme inviting teachers to escape the classroom and bring lessons to the great outdoors. On the banks

We The Curious Science Centre

Bristol’s science centre is all about asking questions and testing things out, with two floors full of interactive exhibits, new experience Project What If and

Cogges Manor Farm

Cogges Manor Farm in Witney, Oxfordshire provides 1000 years of History perfect for educational historical learning. The site appears in the Domesday Book of 1086

National Railway Museum

Bring learning to life with a visit to the National Railway Museum and discover inspiring objects and stories from the world’s largest railway collection. Experience

English Heritage Greater London

Iron Age Settlements, Roman Forts, Medieval Abbeys, Tudor Castles, Victorian Mansions and Gardens, and even World War Fortresses – you name it, our exceptional, out-of-the-classroom

National Motorcycle Museum West Midlands

The world’s only venue demonstrating UK’s proud history of Motorcycle manufacture, with the largest collection of British Motorcycles displayed in 5 Halls. The development from

English Heritage South East

English Heritage should be applauded for their development of the Discovery Visit, which interprets the story of a site, giving a sense of time and

School Trips at Bristol Museums

Bristol Museums offer a wide range of school trips, where subjects such as history, literature, science and art are brought to life! Students will have

The National Videogame Museum Sheffield

The National Videogame Museum is the UK’s only museum dedicated solely to videogames with a mission to collect, preserve, exhibit and interpret videogames for everyone.

Retro Computer Museum Leicestershire

The Retro Computer Museum Leicestershire provides historically focused school trips, where your students will have the chance to discover various computer and console systems from

The National Justice Museum Nottingham

At the The National Justice Museum Nottingham our inspirational educational visits use authentic courtrooms, museum spaces, objects and archives to help pupils gain a practical

Silverstone Museum Northamptonshire

At Silverstone Museum, students can explore the home of British Motor Racing! School groups will have the chance to learn about the history, engineering, and

Yorkshire Air Museum

Join us for a day of fun, discovery and excitement at the Yorkshire Air Museum where our guides will bring to life over 150 years

Tower Bridge London

Tower Bridge is a world-famous landmark that provides educational groups with unforgettable school trip experiences. From exploring the high-level walkways to uncovering the history of

Imperial War Museum London

The (IWM) Imperial War Museum London provides students with an historical experience that cannot be found anywhere else. From exploring the causes of a world

Victoria Art Gallery Bath

Victoria Art Gallery offer fantastic enrichment learning interactive opportunities in arts and crafts for children to experience, explore and have fun with varoius resources and

Imperial War Museum North

If you’re searching for an immersive School Trip experience, look no further. (IWM) Imperial War Museum North has a variety of historically engaging exhibitions, which

DIG An Archaeological Adventure York

Jorvik DIG with four special in-door excavation pits, all based on real-life digs in the city and filled with replica Roman, Viking, Medieval, and Victorian

Carlisle Castle Cumbria

An impressive frontier fortress with 900 years of history – excellent for Medieval, Tudor and Civil War topics. Carlisle Castle provides students with a sense

National Galleries of Scotland

The Scottish National Gallery of Modern Art boasts an array of indoor and outdoor modern and contemporary art, set in two sculpture parks. See our

Lullingstone Roman Villa

One of the most important and complete Roman villas in Britain. It is home to some outstanding mosaics and an extensive range of collections and

Pooles Cavern and Country Park

Discover the largest stalactite and stalagmite in the Peak District and learn how water has eroded this vast series of chambers over millions of years,

The Design Museum London

The Design Museum London is the world’s leading venue devoted to contemporary design. Students will experience the design industry with Its learning tours and workshop

Liverpool British Music Experience

British Music Experience in Liverpool, students can immerse themselves into a museum of musical history and knowledge. On this musical school trip, students can discover

Absolute Travel School Tour Operator

Absolute Travel and Tours is one of the leading specialist school and group tour operators in the United Kingdom organising sports tours, adventure holidays, ski

English Heritage North East

We aim to promote a greater understanding & enjoyment of the historic environment. We offer learning groups FREE ENTRY to 400 + venues, along with

Imperial War Museum Duxford

Here at the IWM (Imperial War Museum) Duxford, students can climb aboard historic aircrafts as well as visit the very rooms where Duxford’s Battle of

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