Poole Museum
Free Entry
Opening times:
From 1 November,
Mon - Sat, 10am - 4pm, Sun 12pm - 4pm

Closed: 24 December (pm only),
25 - 28 December and 1 January 2022.

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Evidence in Action

This workshop is for pupils finding out about how we investigate the past. Particularly suitable for any history topic involving archaeology, including Stone Age, Iron Age, Romans, Saxons and Vikings.

This workshop is an hour long and can take place at Poole Museum or in your classroom.

Learning Outcomes

Pupils will:

  1. Understand that we can learn about the past from the things people leave behind         

  2. Understand that some materials survive a long time and others don’t.             





Activity 1 – What survives? Discussing survival of artefacts made from different materials including handling objects.

Activity 2 – Grave profiles and skeleton game.





Staff ratios

The class teacher must be present for the whole session.



We are very happy for our staff to be photographed working with your pupils. Where consent is available we would be grateful for copies of digital photos we can use for promotion and publicity.


Health and safety

A risk assessment has been prepared to assist you in your risk assessment. Available when you book.



If your group has specific issues, such as special educational needs, learning or physical disabilities please raise these when booking so that we can tailor the session accordingly.



You will be invoiced for the workshop after our visit. Please advise us of any relevant order numbers if appropriate.


Further enquiries

For booking, further information or a discussion of your needs and the suitability of the workshop please contact our Learning Assistant on 01202 262628 or email us.

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