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Haslemere Educational Museum

78 High Street
Haslemere
Surrey
GU27 2LA

51.08773,-0.70768

About

An award winning independent museum with remarkable collections of natural history, human history and geology. The Museum offers a lively programme of events and exhibitions and has a wonderful tradition of learning for all ages and abilities.

Set in beautiful historic grounds in the heart of Haslemere, the rich and diverse collections have been inspiring visitors for more than one hundred years.

School Visits to Haslemere Museum

Haslemere Educational Museum has a wonderful tradition of offering children of all ages the opportunity to learn, discover and explore the world around them. The Museum’s founder Sir Jonathan Hutchinson established the Museum in 1888 and encouraged learning through the handling of objects, which at the time was a pioneering idea. He understood this technique was as important as observing and reading about the object. Today the Museum offers a wide range of subjects from early learning to Outreach in to the community.

A large variety of sessions is available for Foundation to KS2 including Humanities (Egyptians, Toys, Greeks) and Science (rocks and minerals, skeletons) based on the Museum handling collection and gallery displays

Haslemere Museum is always looking to develop workshop ideas to suit different age groups e.g. KS3 – 5 and other curriculum areas which is especially important in the present climate of curriculum change.

In 2016, the Museum was awarded the prestigious Sandford Award for Heritage Education which is given to Museums and heritage organisations for outstanding formal education programmes.

Suitable for all Key Stages with facilities for disabled and SEN.  Self guided tours are offered as well as loan boxes, demonstrations and free teacher passes.  There are indoor and outdoor lunch facilities and picnic areas.  
Duration of Visit: 10am-12noon or 10am-2pm depending upon workshop
How to Book: Contact Kay Topping on 01428 642112 or visit Haslemere Museum website