Waterways Wednesdays at Etruria

Waterways Wednesdays at Etruria are back! Your class will take a stroll along the towpath to learn how locks work, step back in time meeting characters from Etruria Flint Mill and go onboard a real Heritage Boat to learn how boating families lived and worked on the canals.

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All our workshops and resources are linked to the national curriculum and include; Local History, STEM, Art & Design and Water Safety. Find out more about our activities here.

Location: Etruria Industrial Museum, Lower Bedford Street, Etruria, Stoke-on-Trent, ST4 7AF.

Parking and facilities: There is free parking in our private car park, along with toilets, light refreshments and souvenirs for sale in the museum café.

Visit days: We are available for school visits on Wednesdays, throughout term time.

Visit times: Class visits are 10am – 2pm

Visit price: £40 per class (this is paid to the museum for use of the facilities)

Class numbers: Roughly 30 children per visit (one class per visit)

Activities: Lock Trail, Heritage Boat & Canal Craft, Museum Tour (We also include Water Safety for every visit)

To book, fill in this form and select 'Stoke-on-Trent' as your education site. Alternatively, email explorers@canalrivertrust.org.uk.