18 Sep 2015

Birmingham Museum Trust Launches New Education Programme

Birmingham Museums Trust has launched its 2015/16 education programme to inspire and delight pupils and students with stimulating and memorable workshops, self-guided visits and interactive exhibitions.

Dozens of activities based around culture, history and science are included in the packed programme, which will be running at BMT’s nine stunning venues to engage school pupils as well as college and university students. Read More...

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8 Jul 2015

Engineering at Work Day

Engineering at Work Day takes place on Wednesday 30th September and Thinktank is delighted to offer FREE places to Year 8 and 9 classes for this unique event. 

Engineering at Work will enable students to meet people who work in engineering, including - Read More...

1 Jul 2015

Book your Museum in a Box

Get ready to book your museum in a box for next year. We have just released our new catalogue containing hundreds of genuine artefacts, museum quality replica items and historical costumers for you to have in your school for a whole half term.

Are you studying a certain topic, do you want to make your own museum display or have a school play that could benefit from period style clothing? All you have to do is look through the catalogue, fill in the booking form and send it back to us via email and we will do the rest for you.  Read More...

7 May 2015

Home Educator Day at Birmingham Museum & Art Gallery

Join the Learning Team at Birmingham Museum & Art Gallery for a day of workshops and drop-in activities tailored for Home Educator families.

The day is designed for children aged 5-16 and costs £6.50 per participating child. Each child is welcome to bring along a maximum of two adults for free. (Siblings under the age of 5 are welcome to attend but please note that there will not be any specific activities provided for this age group).  Read More...

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10 Mar 2015

Home Educator Days Dates Announced

We have announced the dates for the next two Home Educator days at Birmingham Museum and Art Gallery and Thinktank, Birmingham Science Museum;

These are 'dates for your diary' as further details, including prices and the full programme of activities, will be confirmed a month prior to each event.  Read More...

3 Feb 2015

Experiment of the Month: Squealing Balloon

Experiment of the month: Challenge your friends to create a squealing balloon. You will need a balloon and a small nut or 20p coin.

Download the Squealing Balloon experiment.

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12 Jan 2015

Home Educator Day 2015

Update on 3rd February 2015: We have a few remaining sessions for children aged over 12 years only. Due to exceptional demand, we are now fully booked for the under 8s and under 12s age groups - keep checking our website as we will soon be announcing dates for future Home Educator Days at Birmingham Museums.

We are pleased to confirm the date for the next Home Educator Day will be Thursday 26th February 2015, from 10.00am - 4.30pm. Read More...