We love and care for your canals and rivers, because everyone deserves a place to escape.

Learning

From homes and lives of the past to the atmospheric history of WWII, the National Waterways Museum offers a wide range of hands-on learning opportunities for students of all ages.

School visit to National Waterways Museum

The National Waterways Museum:

  • is an inspiring site, rich with historic buildings and wildlife
  • has fine collections and fascinating displays
  • offers curriculum related support materials for teachers
  • café and wet-weather picnic area
  • complete risk assessments

You can work with our team to tailor your school or group visit to suite your needs or work around a pre-planned activity.  

Bookings and information

To discuss your visit and learning needs, and to book teachers' visits, email nationalwaterwaysmuseum@canalrivertrust.org.uk or call our bookings team on 0151 355 5017.

Teachers' visits

We offer free teachers visits for you and a colleague to help plan your visit. A member of our bookings team will be happy to meet with you and discuss your requirements if you wish. Please contact the museum to arrange (details above).

Prices   
 Admission, per child £4.00 
 Reduced admission (local rate), per child £1.50
 Teachers/Accompanying Adults free
 Activity Sessions, per child £1.00
 Learning tours, per child £1.00
 Demonstrations, per child £1.00
 Boat trip, per child £1.00
 Explorers Backpack Trail free

Last date edited: 26 April 2017