National Maritime Museum Schools trails (EYFS-KS3)

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Essential information

Key stage: 
Early Years Foundation Stage, Key Stage 1, Key Stage 2, Key Stage 3
School subject: 
Art, Geography, History, Literacy
National Maritime Museum

Please download and print one of our gallery trails to accompany an independent self-led visit with your class.

Trails are provided free with a pre-booked schools session. Please download and print if making an independent self-led visit with your class.

Treasure Ahoy! trail (EYFS, KS1)

What treasures can you find around the Museum? Make the treasure chest and draw your favourites inside.

Highlights trail (EYFS, KS1)

Look at some of the highlights of the Museum's collection.

Find a Favourite trail (KS2)

What will you tell your family, school friends and teachers about your favourite object?

Nelson's Ship in a Bottle trail (KS2)

Think about an object that you would like to take home.

Story Ship trail (KS2)

Fill your 'story ship' with things you need for your journey.

British Empire trail (KS3)

You are a researcher for a TV production company who are making a documentary programme about the British Empire and the sea.

Booking a session

Sessions cannot be booked online, this is always done via an email or phone enquiry in the first instance.

To book a visit telephone 020 8312 6608 or e-mail

National Maritime Museum and the Queen's House schools booking information

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