Michelham Priory House & Gardens
School Trips @ Sussex Past
Prehistory to the Battle of Britain - Bringing History to life
Action-packed, curriculum based activity days in magnificent surroundings. Explore over 900 years of archaeological and historical events though our exciting interactive workshops.
Why are Sussex Past great for School Trips and Educational Visits?
Our friendly education team offer a wide range of customised workshop topics enabling children to discover the past.
*Artefact handling *Drama *Exploration
*Hands-on activities *Role Play *Tours *Demonstrations in the mill and forge
Can accommodate up to 90 children at a time, we have plenty of indoor and outdoor spaces for activities and eating lunch.
What activities are available during group visits?
Key Stage 1 & 2
Houses & Homes
Food & Farming
Stone Age to Iron Age
The Tudors & Dissolution
Victorian Home, School & Farm
World War II & Evacuees
Key Stage 3
Medieval Britain 1066 – 1509
The Black Death
Religion & Superstition in Daily Life 1509 – 1745
Tudors & Stuarts
What size groups do you cater for?
We can accommodate up to 90 children at a time.
Do you offer on-site classroom facilities?
Our Guest room and Elizabethan Great Barn can be used as education facilities.
Is there first aid on site?
Do you offer access for visitors with disabilities?
The gardens, ground floor of the house, cafe, barn and courtyard area are all accessible. Sensory tours available by prior arrangement, assistance dogs welcome. Access aids include loan wheelchairs, dedicated disabled toilet and ramps where necessary. See a full Access Statement on our website.
Do you cater for visitors with Special Educational Needs (SEN)?
Yes with prior arrangements. Complete the form below and our education officer will contact you with details.
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