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This guided walk and museum visit will deepen chronological understanding and develop historical interpretation of the built environment, from Romans to Rodgers!
This guided walk, aimed at years 5 and 6, takes in 2,000 years of London’s history including the Roman wall, medieval Cloth Fair, Newgate Prison and Smithfields Victorian meat market, through to today's modern skyscrapers.
Pupils will be gripped by gruesome tales of crime, wealth, poverty, sewage and executions!
The walk is complemented by exploration of related displays and artefacts within the museum such as our Victorian Walk and Booth’s Poverty Map, enhancing pupils’ chronological understanding and historical interpretation skills.
£165 for one class
75 minute walk plus 75 minute self-directed gallery visit
To request to book these sessions, please use the online booking request form. A guide will contact you to confirm details.
For further information about Blue Badge Guides, visit the British Guild of Tourist Guides website (opens in a new tab).
Help with visit costs
Are you a London school? You might be eligible for money to cover transport and visit costs! Find out more on the Culture Mile School Visits Fund website (external link, opens in a new tab).
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