The Museum is an inspiring setting where children can learn from real objects. Choose from a range of interactive sessions which encourage pupils to look closely at objects and ask perceptive questions.
Use your senses to explore objects, take themed backpacks round the Museum and discover the variety of materials people use to make everyday objects.
Be inspired by the Hindu story of the Ramayana, handle Javanese shadow puppets and learn about light and shadow.
Consider why people wear masks and how they are used in celebrations, performances or ceremonies.
Find out about traditional Inuit life and how they used natural resources to survive in a cold environment.
Find out how nations of the Northern Plains used to live, hunting bison and living in tipis.
Take a close look at the 11.36m totem pole from Haida Gwaii, a group of islands off the North West Coast of Canada.
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