School Visits | The Royal Mint Experience

The Royal Mint Experience

Discover the unexpected wonder of coins

What do we mean by ‘coin design’?
Why are coins different colours, shapes and sizes?
Who designs coins - and how?
What is counterfeiting?
How does The Royal Mint use cutting-edge technology to keep coins secure now and for the future?

School visits to The Royal Mint offer a wealth of learning opportunities for your pupils. In addition to the the exhibition and factory tour, we offer fun and engaging workshops for Key Stage 2 pupils aged 7-11.

Primary school visits

For information about primary school visits, please view our leaflet.

The Royal Mint Experience – Primary Schools

Pre visit information for primary schools - Edwards.pdf 

Pre visit information for primary schools - own travel.pdf

Post-visit resource for Fakes and Forgeries workshop

Post-visit resource for Coin Designer workshop

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Secondary school visits

Secondary school groups are welcome at The Royal Mint Visitor Experience, the perfect place to explore many aspects of engineering, design technology, art, history, business, and culture.

Why not use an app like Socrative to create a quiz trail tailored to your pupils that they can complete on their way around the exhibition?

For information about secondary school visits, please view our leaflet here.
 4258 RM Secondary School Flyer 1g.pdf

 school tour

Supporting resources

Other resources

The Royal Mint Museum provides additional learning resources on its website and through the Times Educational Supplement Online (TES).

http://www.royalmintmuseum.org.uk/education-and-learning/index.html

https://www.tes.com/member/RoyalMintMuseum

Facilities 

The Royal Mint Visitor Experience provides the following facilities for school groups

  • Group rates
  • Flexibility and choice of factory tour and exhibition entry  times
  • Free parking
  • Café serving hot and cold food and beverages
  • Shop

Please note that we are unable to store large numbers of bags and we encourage you to keep these on the coach, but small public lockers are available for valuables.

Booking information

To book your visit, please call: 0333 241 2223

 schools@royalmint.com

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