National Maritime Museum Spring and Summer terms 2024

We are making significant improvements to the building at the National Maritime Museum from spring 2024 to summer 2025.  We are still welcoming schools during this time but there are a few changes that you need to be aware of:

  • The central square (with glass roof) will be closed to the public from March 2024
  • All visitors must arrive at the Park entrance via King William walk
  • All galleries on the first and second floors will remain open with a new recommended visitor route

Read our guidance notes for more information.

Welcome!  Here’s all you need to know about programmes, resources and opportunities for school groups and teachers at our sites. We offer onsite and digital sessions for schools and have lots of resources to support you in the classroom.  Browse our offer for primary, secondary and SEND schools below. You can also sign up to our teacher mailing list for regular updates, offers and opportunities to get involved!

All our schools programmes focus on using our collections to support enquiry, discussion and creativity. If you're looking for schools programmes on astronomy, head over to the science learning team at the Royal Observatory.

Bookings for 2023/24

Bookings for the 2023/24 academic year are now open.

To keep up to date about our school programmes and to get a reminder about when bookings are open, we recommend signing up to our mailing list. sign up here.



Ready to book a school session?

If you already know what sessions you'd like to book, here are some quick links to get your booking with us underway.