01765 690799


Education and Group Visits

Key Stage 2

We like to be adaptable and work with teachers to tailor visits to their requirements. Below are some suggestions of programmes we have run successfully:

Life as a Victorian

A whole day including: a choice of 4 activities at the Workhouse, 2 activities at the Prison and Police Museum and re-enacting a Victorian trial at the Courthouse Museum.

Life in the Workhouse

A whole day or a morning at the Workhouse and Workhouse Garden, with 4 activities in the morning and 3 in the afternoon.

Crime and Justice Through the Ages

Whole or half day choosing from: CSI activities, punishment tour, Victorian police roleplay; modern and historic courtroom dramas

Victorian Crime and Justice

A whole day or a morning: re-enact a modern and a Victorian trial to explore the differences in procedures and sentences at the Courthouse. Explore the roles and responsibilities of the Victorian police constable and the harsh regime of the Victorian prison system at the Prison & Police Museum.

Please download our Education Programme from this page and contact Sue Mackay or Wendy Hunwick-Brown to discuss your requirements and book: 01765 690799  admin@riponmuseums.co.uk

Did you know?

Parish constables were un-uniformed, unpaid ‘volunteers’ for centuries before the Victorian period.