Education Health and Safety Packs

Please ensure that there is at least one adult per ten children in your party. Adults in loco parentis must accompany pupils aged under 16 throughout their visit.

To minimise risks in we must apply strict limits on the number of people attending each session.

Risk Assessments

Risk assessments are carried out by the Museum, to ensure we reach high standards of safety for all visitors and staff. We currently hold a 5 Star Award from the British Safety Council.

A Health and Safety pack for education groups can be downloaded that contains the following useful information:


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Did you know?

Thunder birds are go!

Artillery pieces before about 1700 were often classified by names. A rare type of very big gun was known as a basilisk, a more common long powerful gun was known as a culverin while smaller versions were named after birds of prey such as saker and falcon.