For schools

Book your 2018 visit today.  

From History, Maths, Geography, STEM, Literacy, Computing to Art and Design – our objects and stories can stimulate learning across the curriculum.

Delivered by engaging facilitators and actors in role, our schools programmes encourage the development of critical thinking, problem-solving and communication skills.


Postal Packages

Put a unique stamp on your visit with a Postal Package.

Select a facilitated session, time to explore the galleries, use of our Lunch Room, and the option to play in Sorted! and/or ride on Mail Rail.


Select your activities on our booking form. We will create your Timetable for you.
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  • Primary schools

    Inspiring, action-packed interactive workshops, storytelling and science shows to stimulate your pupils' curiosity.

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  • The Jolly Postman learning programme

    Over the hills and faraway, help The Jolly Postman deliver his letters today. Foundation Stage & KS1/2.

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  • Secondary schools

    Facilitator-led workshops and science investigations to spark discussion and support learning across the curriculum.

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  • Postal Packages

    Make your visit extraordinary. Choose a facilitated session and explore our galleries. Ride Mail Rail or stay and play in Sorted!

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  • Self led visits

    Lead your own visit, your way. To make a day of it book Mail Rail and/or stay and play in Sorted!

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  • Learning resources

    Enrich classroom teaching with our free downloadable learning resources.

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For teachers

Before your visit, prepare by downloading the Schools Welcome Pack and reading our Teacher Tips.

Download the Schools Welcome Pack (PDF) Teacher Tips to plan a First Class visit

  • For teachers

    Find out about teacher events, training, and how to join our Teachers Panel and share your expertise with us.

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  • Teacher tips to plan a First Class visit

    Top tips to help you book your visit and plan your day.

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