Not just the Civil Wars! We also care for the Newark local history collection of around 95,000 objects from the Stone Age, Romans, Anglo Saxons, Victorians and more!
FREE In-school session for KS2 classes (1-2 hours): Take advantage of a rare opportunity from the Ice Age Journeys project, funded by the National Lottery Heritage Fund.
Children step inside the role of the archaeologist to investigate a strange pattern of ‘finds’ in your school hall. Answer these questions by exploring replica artefacts:
2 hour visit to National Civil War Centre, Newark Museum: Take a trip back through the eras to a time before history in this fun, interactive session for year 3 and 4. Handle some real Stone Age and Bronze Age artefacts and have a go with some of the tools people used for chopping and drilling. Visit the galleries to see our small collection of hand axes and the beautiful Newark Torc. £4.50 per pupil.
Explore Newark with Mrs Coombs, who can’t find her son Albert anywhere! Find out about the shops, businesses and peculiar places in Victorian Newark. This lively, one-hour tour is packed with true stories, silly Victorian slang and a bagful of props. £60 per tour.
We are an accredited Arts Award venue and can offer Discover, Explore, Bronze and Silver Awards.
Contact the Learning and Participation Team at firstname.lastname@example.org if you would like to discuss working with us on a recognised award for children in KS1 to 5.