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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.
Post-visit resource for Fakes and Forgeries workshop
Post-visit resource for Coin Designer workshop
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.
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The Royal Mint Museum provides additional learning resources on its website and through the Times Educational Supplement Online (TES).
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
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.
To book your visit, please call: 0333 241 2223
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