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The Thackray Museum was one of the first museums in the country to design new exhibitions specifically tailored to meet the needs of teachers delivering the National Curriculum and is suitable for visits from Primary Schools to Universities.
The exhibitions and education support materials have been developed by teachers, so you can be sure a visit fulfils all your requirements.
There are two workshops available for Years 1 & 2 and Years 5 & 6:
Florence Nightingale: Why do we remember Florence Nightingale?
Join either Florence or her Head Porter on a journey to the Crimea and discover the horrors of Scutari hospital.
Victorians Alive! - Victorian Britain
Spend your day as a Victorian at the Thackray Museum.
Self led visits - Leeds 1842 gallery: Victorian Britain
Transport your class back to the grim reality of life in Victorian Britain.
Fantastic Plastic gallery: Science
An interactive gallery that explores the use of plastics and other materials in modern surgery
Life Zone! gallery: Science
An interactive gallery that encourages children to explore their bodies.
Key Stage 3 and 4 - Exhibition Galleries: History
These galleries have been designed to support the 'Medicine through Time' module in GCSE History.
Key Stage 4 Health and Social Care
The Museum provides a good introduction to the Health and Social Care curriculum.