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Inspired learning for schools

Inspired learning for schools

We are an award winning museum learning service providing hands-on and engaging learning experiences for foundation, primary and secondary school pupils.

We offer a unique learning experience to schools across four different learning venues in North Lincolnshire:

  • North Lincolnshire Museum
  • Normanby Hall Country Park
  • Baysgarth House Museum
  • Waters' Edge Country Park

Benefits include:

  • Awarded the Sandford Award for Heritage Education for our excellent educational and informal learning programme
  • Outreach workshops and themed experiences at your school
  • Loans service with themed boxes to complement your workshops
  • Learning experiences tailored to the needs of your school pupils
  • Workshops evaluated by teachers and school pupils to ensure we provide a consistently high service
  • We have a Learning Outside the Classroom Quality Badge, which assures teachers that we offer quality learning experiences and manage risk effectively
  • We have received the North Lincolnshire Communication and Interaction Charter Mark
  • Shortlisted for Shine a Light Award which showcases excellent practice around supporting children and young people’s communication development
  • Co-ordinate the History Subject Leaders group to meet each term

Read our Inspired Learning Primary School newsletter [PDF, 4Mb] for more information about our programme of workshops and our loans service for primary schools.

To find out more about our exciting programme of outdoor workshops read our Inspired Learning Primary Schools Outdoor Workshops [PDF, 7Mb] 

Our workshops are across four different venues and are also available as outreach. All workshops are an hour and 45 minutes unless otherwise stated.

The loans collection consists of over 3,000 real and replica objects.

You can borrow a box for a school term and order them at any point during the term.

Please enquire if there is something specific you require, as we may be able to put it together for you.

Please note: during the loan periods the boxes and contents are the responsibility of the borrower. Lost or damaged objects will have to be paid for.

 Activity Price  Travel expenses per mile 

Single workshop

£4.50 per child

Minimum workshop charge £80


Double workshop

£8 per child

Minimum full day charge £130


Self guided visit at Normanby

£3.75 per child



Outreach workshop

£5.80 per child

Minimum charge £95 plus mileage

50 pence per mile for travel expenses

     Loans box

£15 per week

£30 per half term


Additional loans box

£20 per half term



To make sure you have the best experience with your class, the maximum group size is 36. 

The number of adults that we require varies with each workshop, so please ask when you book your visit.

Once you have booked you will receive a resource pack for your chosen workshop with your booking confirmation. The resource pack includes information about your workshop, risk assessments and suggested activities for after your visit.

Please sign and return the booking confirmation at least two weeks before the date of your visit. You will receive an invoice after your workshop once final pupil numbers have been confirmed.

Booking for our workshops is essential. A free teacher pre-visit is strongly recommended to discuss any special requirements or additional learning outcomes.

Contact details


01724 297055

North Lincolnshire Museum
Oswald Road
North Lincolnshire
DN15 7BD

Opening hours

North Lincolnshire Museum

Monday to Saturday: 10am to 4pm

Sunday: 1pm to 4pm

Courtyard Tearoom

Monday to Saturday: 10.30am to 3.30pm

Sunday: 1.30pm to 3.30pm

Last updated: 19/06/2017
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