and Groups 

Bringing History to Life...

Every object tells a story; in our educational sessions we tell stories using the objects and buildings, engaging the pupils with the subject matter in a way that helps to make history come to life.

We cover history and local history from the Palaeolithic to the post-war years, within the national curriculum as well as beyond.

Learning at Southend Museums is suitable for KS1 to KS4, A-Level and Undergraduate level, as well as SEN groups and adult learners. See our range of learning sessions which can be booked at

Topic Areas

The Romans The Anglo-Saxons
The Tudors
The Victorians World War I World War II
The Seaside
Prittlewell Priory Tours Southchurch Hall Tours

Loan Boxes

Loans boxes are available for a period of two weeks only (and this may be restricted to one week in busy periods). Hire charge: £10 Loan boxes are available for the following topics; Palaeontology
British Prehistory Romans Anglo-Saxons
Tudors Victorians WWI WWII Loans boxes terms and conditions Boxes can be collected from Central Museum on Saturdays. Payment in cash only on collection

Educational Session Prices

Educational Pricing Adult groups £5 per person Child groups £4 per person Extended sessions are available for an additional £1 per person Please Note: Accompanying adults (teachers, classroom assistants and an appropriate number of supporting parents) are admitted free, (Schools only).

Related Downloads

Museums Taskforce Activity Pack - Download The Priory Times Activity Pack - Download Southchurch Hall Activity Pack - Download Education Sessions Booklet - Download Loan Boxes- Download Tudor Christmas- Download Southchurch Hall Visit Risk Assessment June 2009 - Download Central Museum Visit Risk Assessment June 09- Download Access Policy and Statement September 2010- Download

What teachers are saying...

“An awesome visit. We had an excellent time – very interesting and helpful.”

-Milton Hall Primary School