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Could you survive and thrive in the Stone Age? Using our archaeological artefacts, find out how farming and metal changed our lives.
Interact with real artefacts to imagine how people used them in a prehistoric village, exploring the resources and materials available in the Thames Valley.
This session will develop pupils' critical thinking around materials and prehistoric technology, and let them compare and contrast the Stone, Bronze and Iron Ages.
35, 3 groups per day
60 minute session plus 60 minute self-directed London before London gallery visit
This session is currently available at the following times:
To book, please call the Box Office on 020 7001 9844. If you have difficulty using the telephone, please visit the museum accessibility page for assistance.
Please be aware that you are booking a timetabled package that includes set times for your session, self-directed gallery time, and lunch tables for your group.
Looking for summer term sessions? To celebrate our major new exhibition: 'Havering Hoard: A Bronze Age Mystery', we're offering a unique, hands-on session at the Museum of London Docklands: 'A Bronze Age mystery uncovered'. Book now!
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).
For visiting the museum:
Download Stone Age to Iron Age gallery activity sheets (Word 393kb)
For the classroom:
Uncover exciting facts and artefacts in our Prehistory Explorer (interactive website)
Interact with real 3D prehistoric objects (interactive website)
Watch our brilliant short films on Stone Age flint knapping (YouTube, 3.38 minutes) or learn about Bronze Age smelting (YouTube, 4.13 minutes)
Take our hunter-gatherer quiz (PPT 5.5mb)
Explore a prehistory class timeline (Word 1.6mb)
Get to grips with prehistory with this at-a-glance summary sheet (Word 651kb), glossary sheet (Word 90kb), and suggested prehistory cross-curricular links (Word 896kb)
Read our prehistory pottery pack (PDF 1.7mb)
Read the pocket history about the River Thames in prehistory (PDF 245kb)
Take our roundhouse challenge quiz (PPT 2.1mb)
Run some Stone Age storytelling (Word 4mb)
How did people survive in prehistoric London? Discover how new technologies changed everyday life in this hands-on journey through prehistory.
Learn about life in the East End from prehistoric times to the modern day in this interactive assembly.
Investigate the history and geography of the River Thames by engaging in interactive sessions with the Thames Explorer Trust.