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School visits to Museum of the Iron Age

Join Our Tribe – Key Stage 2

Join Our Tribe gives children a great opportunity to focus on Iron Age life and culture at the museum which tells the story of nearby Danebury Hill Fort. Using the displays, plus replica artefacts and a life-size roundhouse, children prepare for an Iron Age festival! Schools can extend their visit to a whole day with a session at Danebury.

Session length: 2 hrs

Price: £85.00 for upto 33 pupils

Dead Man’s Tales - The Mystery of The Danebury Body – Key Stage 2

The session looks at one particular human burial from the Iron Age. Who was this person? Why were they buried at a Hill Fort? What does the evidence tell us about life and death in the Iron Age?

The class work in groups to examine the evidence, using the museum displays and handling collections to provide a structured story about the last days of the Danebury body.

Session length: 2 hrs

Price: £85.00 for upto 33 pupils

Materials of the Iron Age-Key Stage 2

Our new session combines elements of KS2 History and Science to explore life at Danebury hillfort and investigate the materials of everyday Iron Age culture. Pupils have the opportunity to build their understanding of Iron Age Britain through drama, life-size historic sets and museum displays. Hands-on activities using replica archaeology, real artefacts on display and specially developed resources support pupils as they compare materials, group artefacts and dip into Iron Age culture.

Session length: 2 hrs

Price: £85.00 for upto 33 pupils

Danebury Hillfort

Please note: We are unable to provide led visits to Danebury Hillfort, however school groups are welcome to access the site in a self led capacity. For further information please contact HCC Countryside Team CentralSitesEducation@hants.gov.uk