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We’re excited as the Dinosaurs are coming this summer…

April 11, 2019
Dinosaurs poster Come face-to-face with your favourite dinosaurs in Dinosaur Encounter – a thrilling exhibition from London’s Natural History Museum. With fossil replicas, impressive dinosaur models and animatronics and even a roaring, snorting three-quarter size T-Rex, you’ll be transported back in time to when dinosaurs ruled the land.
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Archaeology Festival 2019

March 22, 2019
Join us across the sites for a fantastic and varied week of events from Tuesday 28th May. You will find something for all ages and interests. Download our leaflet to find out more. Advanced booking required for the Wednesday Archaeology Conference only.
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Creative arts learning linked to the Artists in residence

March 20, 2019
This May and June we are offering creative art workshops linked to othe work of our Artists in residence. We are excited that they will be with us on site. They are Michael Shaw – is a sculptor and curator of Burghley House Sculpture Garden. During his residency, he will aim to create a working studio that enables 3D printing, CNC paper cutting and drawing responses to collection...
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Spring/ Summer learning offer for schools

March 20, 2019
We have learning experiences linked to the Artists in Residence in May and June and then for a few days left only in July and September we have an exclusive workshop offer linked to the Natural History Museum’s Dinosaur Encounter animatronic exhibition. For further information please contact the learning team at
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Local film maker Stuart Riley starts us off!

February 5, 2019
New teacher resources are being developed with the support of film maker Stuart Riley. We would be excited to hear from you if you have suggestions for how we may support your curriculum. Tell us your ideas about film and outreach topics based upon our collections and wealth of history.
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February Half Term Exploration Fun

January 24, 2019
Come and join us as the Investigate learning team help you to be Explorers. There are workshops, storytelling sessions and creatives crafts for you to have a go at across the three sites. We look forward to seeing you there!
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Creative Arts case study

January 23, 2019
After the success of our collaborative projects and workshops in 2018 (see attached case study) we have more exciting learning experiences planned for 2019. Our workshop experiences respond to the exhibitions and this year we are also linking to the following exhibitions in addition to our permanent collection – Museum of the Moon: 2 March – 28 April 2019OPEM Artists in Residence...
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Latest Investigate learning history resource – watch our film on Éamon de Valera’s dramatic escape from Lincoln Prison

January 18, 2019
On the evening of the 3rd of February 1919 Éamon de Valera, arguably the most famous and influential Irish statesman of modern times, along with two other Irish rebels, Seàn McGarry and Seàn Milroy, dramatically escaped from Lincoln Prison. This film was made as a student project with Stuart Riley, a talented young filmmaker, and the Investigate Learning Officer Erik Grigg, to bring...
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Arts Award Supporters in Action

December 7, 2018
The Collaborative gallery project held on Wednesday 5th December worked wonders as evidence for the Arts Award. Our Artsmark Partnership work is a very creative way of supporting schools!
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