Bridewell Museum

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Contact Details:
Colleen Cameron and Michelle Sorensen
Contact Email:
colleen.cameron@norfolk.gov.uk
Website:
www.museums.norfolk.gov.uk
Address:
Bridewell Alley Norfolk

The Bridewell Museum tells the story of the local history of Norwich from 17th century to modern times. It shows how Norwich became the country’s second city for over 200 years, explores the shops and...

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Activities
Craft-based Workshop
Craft-based workshop based around an exhibition or theme at the Museum. Children will have the opportunity to work together or individually to create a piece or complete a task, taught within the context of a theme or exhibition. During this activity, children will develop new craft skills and practise existing ones whilst learning about the surrounding context, broadening their knowledge and understanding.
Activity Cost:
Age Range: 5 - 14
Normal Number of CU Learning Hours: minutes
Availability:
5
14
Museum Trails
Trails based around exhibitions or galleries at the Museums. Children will have the opportunity to discover more about exhibitions and galleries using a question and information trail to focus their learning. You’ll find a wealth of collections in our museums illustrating all aspects of Norfolk life, heritage and environment. They make a great day out for families, schools or anyone wishing to find out about our county.
Activity Cost:
Age Range: 5 - 14
Normal Number of CU Learning Hours: minutes
Availability:
5
14
Object handling workshop
Object handling workshop where children will be able to study and analyse historical artefacts through close study and touch. During this activity, children will develop deductive skills whilst increasing their knowledge and understanding of a particular historical period.
Activity Cost:
Age Range: 5 - 14
Normal Number of CU Learning Hours: minutes
Availability:
5
14
Performance/Story-telling Activity
Performance/story-telling workshop where children listen and interact to a particular story from History or from Literature. During this activity, children will develop listening skills and increase in confidence whilst broadening their knowledge and understanding.
Activity Cost:
Age Range: 5 - 14
Normal Number of CU Learning Hours: minutes
Availability:
5
14
Special Exhibition Themed Activity
Workshops based around a temporary exhibition at the Museum. Children will have the opportunity to work together or individually to create a piece or complete a task, taught within the context of a theme or exhibition. During this activity, children will develop new skills and practise existing ones whilst learning about the surrounding context, broadening their knowledge and understanding.
Activity Cost:
Age Range: 5 - 14
Normal Number of CU Learning Hours: minutes
Availability:
5
14
Visit to the Bridewell Museum
The Bridewell Museum offers a programme of informal learning events for families including ‘drop in’ events delivered by Norwich Museum’s Learning Team on specific dates and independent activities for families set up in the galleries every day. All activities aim to help the public learn about the impact of the growth and development of the City on local trade, industries and people’s lives from 1700 to the modern times. Please contact the gallery for full details on activities available.
Activity Cost:
Age Range: 5 - 16
Normal Number of CU Learning Hours: minutes
Availability:
5
16