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Key Stage 2

If you are planning a visit, please email museumbookings@stalbans.gov.uk or phone 01727 751814 to talk to our Bookings Officer and discuss availability.

Verulamium Museum - self guided tour
Duration: 1 hour
Price: £2.50 per person (including adults)
Children can explore the Museum galleries to see the artefacts from Roman Verulamium that were discovered during excavations just across from the Museum in Verulamium Park. They will be able to find out what  people looked like, what their homes were like, what they ate, what jobs they did, their religious beliefs and how they spent their spare time. You are welcome to download and copy our activity sheets: Lower KS2   Simplified Lower KS2     Upper KS2     Cross Curricular KS2


We have two sessions available - as there is some overlapping content, we recommend that groups experience one type per visit:

Market Day in Roman Verulamium History, English
Duration: 1 hour
Price: £80 for up to 32 children
In this active session children will explore life in Roman Verulamium. They will get the opportunity to dress up like the people of Roman Britain and visit a Roman market.  They will find out about what was on offer at the market, from food to clothing and household items.  They will examine the goods and learn how they were used every day in town.  (Please note – given the level of hands on activity only replicas are used in this session). 
To find out more please click here for the Programme Description>.

Touching History –Roman Artefact Handling History, English
Duration: 1 hour
Price: £80 for up to 32 children
In this exciting session, children will have the unique opportunity to handle real Roman artefacts. Through investigating the artefacts, children will find out how the people of Roman Verulamium kept themselves clean and tidy, built their homes, cooked and also what they ate. Some children will be used as models, to demonstrate the fashions of the time.
To find out more please click here for the Programme Description>.