Surrey Museums and Galleries offer a superb range of quality formal and informal learning experiences, from Under 5s upwards. The Learning pages of our website provide a central point of contact to our museum and gallery individual sites. Please explore and find out more.  



Surrey Museum's Heritage and Learning

Lightbox educational ActivitiesArmy Medical Services Museum
“The AMS Museum is currently developing its education and learning provision and supports a policy of life-long learning through formal and informal means."

Brooklands Museum
“Brooklands Museum is a great place to learn with an amazing range of exhibits and cross curricular activities on offer to help you make the most of your visit. There are qualified staff to help you plan your visit, and an Education Centre with rooms for lunch and where you can leave your belongings while you look around.”
Primary School Learning

Secondary Schools and Colleges Learning

Build-a-Plane Project

Costs & Facilities

Chertsey Museum
“Chertsey Museum runs a School Membership Scheme which, for a small annual fee, offers FREE use of our loan box and resource packs service, REDUCED RATES for talks, object handling sessions and all-day activity sessions, and a termly newsletter.”

Crafts Study Centre Learning

Dorking and District Museum
“Our schools’ education programme works to bring the museum’s collections alive so that school children throughout the region can be inspired to learn about and engage with Dorking’s fascinating story. Making the museum more accessible to all is important to us, so that everyone has equal opportunity to learn, enjoy and be inspired."

East Surrey Museum
“As the key to the museum's future, young people are especially welcome. The Junior Room has hands on activities for all ages and also links to the National Curriculum. There are visits to schools and community groups. Loan boxes and a handling collection are available.”

Elmbridge Museum
“Elmbridge Museum offers a range of opportunities for learning for audiences of all ages. A school sessions service is available either at Elmbridge Museum, in the classroom or at your community venue. Our Discovery boxes of original and replica objects are available for loan from Elmbridge Museum"

Godalming Museum
“We would encourage everyone involved in education to use our resources including: School Loan boxes, Talks, Group Visits and Guided Walks.”
Information for educators
Talks in School

Haslemere Educational Museum
“We have a large variety of sessions for Foundation to KS2 including Humanities and Science based on the Museum handling collection and gallery displays.If you can´t come to us, we can come to you! Whether it´s an adaptation of one of our schools sessions or a topic you think we might be able to support, give us a call”

The Lightbox Art gallery

Painshill Park
“Painshill, Surrey, offers a broad range of outdoor learning activities for school visits. Activities are suitable for Early Years, Key Stage 1, Key Stage 2 and Key Stage 3 curriculums. The experienced Education Team can also offer bespoke outdoor learning activities for Higher and Further Education and groups with a range of Special Educational Needs.”

Rural Life Centre

Spelthorne Museum
“As well as working with schools, the Education Team can also host group visit sessions for out of school groups such as scouts, guides cubs and brownies. Arrangements can also be made for Adult Group visits outside normal opening hours with a conducted tour of the museum by one of the volunteers. Family Activity Days usually have a specific theme and invite everyone for fun and games in the museum.”

The Spike
“The Spike Education Project was started in 2007 with funding from the Heritage Lottery Fund.  One of the main aims of the project was to encourage involvement in the Spike and one of the ways we have achieved this is to provide a full educational package for schools with activities covering KS1 through to KS3 & KS4.”

Haslemere educational ActivitiesSurrey Heath Museum
Learning Workshops
Illustrated Talks

Surrey History Centre

The Watts Gallery