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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Museum mummies

This workshop is suitable for pupils learning about Ancient Egypt as an early civilisation.


Learning Outcomes

  1. To find out about some of the beliefs of the Ancient Egyptians by examining the collections at Poole Museum       

  2. To learn about mummification.       




Pupils will handle objects from the Poole Museum collection and look at photographs of some objects.

Pupils will learn about mummification and mummify their own teddy or doll.

Museum mummy



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. Please email us for a copy.



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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