Radstock Museum offers a wide range of facilities for school visits. The Museum has a Victorian Schoolroom where the children can take part in role-play lessons, a Co-op Shop, miner's cottage kitchen and a re-constructed coal mine section.
Various activities can be undertaken.
• Victorian Schoolroom under the supervision of a strict(!) school teacher
Programmes can also be tailored to meet individual need. School
visits take place during the mornings when the museum is not open to the
The cost is £3.60 per child (includes VAT). Adults (teachers/helpers) should attend as per recognised guidelines for school trips and there will be no additional charge for one adult per 5 infant school children, one adult per 8 junior school children and one per 10 secondary children. If a child needs a one-to-one helper he/she is admitted free. We cannot accommodate additional adults without prior agreement (do not recommend additional adults attending unless required for specific special needs). A charge will be made for any additional adults above the numbers quoted above. At all times the children will remain the responsibility of the teachers/helpers.
The Museum provides pinnies and waistcoats for the Victorian lesson and we welcome schools to come in costume.