We offer schools sessions led by a member of Museum staff for Key Stages 1 – 4. Tailored sessions are also available on request.

Key Stage 2

Cheshire at War

Discover what life was like for the people of Cheshire during World War Two. Children will learn how to protect their homes against air raids and gas attacks and learn how to put out an incendiary bomb. Explore the lives of local Cheshire soldiers who fought around the world.

Full day session includes making a small toy!

Key Stage 2 Prices

Full Day £5

Half Day £3

Maximum group size: 40 pupils

Also available; Joint sessions with the Grosvenor Museum to cover, rationing and make do & mend!

World War One Workshop

A hands on session using real and replica objects to learn what life was like for Cheshire soldiers during the Great War.

Key Stage 3 & Key Stage 4

The Great War

Tailored sessions are available for key stage 3 & 4 pupils studying the Great War. Guided and self led visits are also catered for.

Additional Resources

Resource packs using in depth information taken from Regimental Archives covering the following topics are available for free:

“Florence Nightingale and the Victorian Army”

“The Great War”

“World War Two Document pack”

Discovery Loan Boxes – Learn through objects, using a selection of real and replica objects. Boxes include World War One, World War Two and the Modern Army.

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Charlie Cheshire

Come and join Charlie Cheshire to learn about life during wartime. Taught sessions for World War One and Two available, guided tours and much more!

Education News

New Video Displays

New Video Displays

A number of the displays in the museum have been updated and we are pleased that the Introductory Room shows a new collection. We are always working on new ways of bringing the military history of Cheshire to life from Roman times to modern day exploits.

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The Late Queen’s Jubilee

The Late Queen’s Jubilee

We wished Her Majesty a very happy Platinum jubilee celebration and many more long years. All eligible members of the 2nd Battalion have received their Platinum Jubilee medal. Commemorating 70 years of service to the people of the UK from HM Queen Elizabeth II. The...

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