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Key stages: Foundation Stage, Key stage 1
For: Primary
All aboard!

All aboard!

Climb aboard the paddle steamer for a trip back in time to Victorian Clacton.

Session description

Travel back in time to experience the sights and sounds of the Victorian seaside in this interactive storytelling session.

Take a family outing to Clacton-on-Sea and discover what holidays were like in Victorian times through actions, songs, props and role play.

Your pupils can compare their own experiences and enjoy a visit to Mudlarks, our interactive children's gallery.


 Free (but cancellation charges apply)

Group size:

 35, 3 groups per day

Session duration:

 45 minute session plus 45 minutes in our Mudlarks children's gallery

How to book this session

This session is currently available at the following times:

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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.

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).

Additional handy information

Curriculum links

  • KS1 Geography: Locational knowledge; Human and physical geography
  • KS1 History: Significant places in their own locality