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KS2/3 Tunnel Vision tour

Explore the tunnels with a guide and look for clues to how the tunnels were built. Find out what we can learn about the workers' lives from the features inside. The tour encourages pupils to use their powers of observation and deduction and to think about the reasons behind the construction of the Tunnels. This session can be used to support cross-curricular study in history, science and geography.
Preliminary visit is available. Tour lasts approximately 40 minutes and accommodates 15 pupils per tour. 2.50 per pupil. Teacher free.

KS2/3 Pieces from the Past - workshop

Take on the role of an archaeologist and investigate the past by analysing artefacts from the 19th Century, originally found in the tunnels during excavation. This activity assists pupils to develop their powers of observation and can be used to support the history syllabus.
A preliminary visit is available. A Centre led activity with supporting material, worksheets and equipment provided. Activity lasts approximately 40 minutes and is available for groups of 15 pupils. 1.50 per pupil. Can be successfully combined with KS2/3 Tunnel Vision tour.