Learning

For schools

Inspiring learning at the Harris Museum & Art Gallery

A trip to the Harris is a great way to fire young imaginations. Explore our collections to create fantastic sculptures, handle genuine artefacts that bring history to life, and even live through your own Greek myth.

At a glance

Facilitated workshops
Let our trained education team bring the curriculum alive with hands-on workshop sessions
in the museum.
Our workshop sessions complement the following curriculum areas:

KS1/2 History
KS1/2 Literacy
KS1/2 Art & Design


Self-guided visit
Devise your own tour around our collections and temporary exhibitions to meet your needs.

Early Years workshops
We have an exciting range of sessions for younger children.

Download the What's on for Primary Schools Guide 2105/16 now.

Online Resources
Take a look at our online resources available through the MyLearning website. You'll find images and suggested activities on topics from Victorian Preston, local stories from the First World War and how Preston changed the way we vote.

www.mylearning.org


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Harris Museum and Art Gallery

Market Square,
Preston
PR1 2PP 

T 01772 258248 (office 10am-4pm)
T 01772 905414 (event bookings)
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OPENING HOURS
Please note that our top floor fine art gallery will be closed from 1.30 - 3.30pm on Sunday 11 June for a Friends of the Harris event.

Museum, Art Gallery, Library & Makerspace

Mon 10am-7pm
(Museum/Art Gallery 11am-5pm)

Tue 10am-5pm

Wed 10am-7pm
(Museum/Art Gallery 10am-5pm)

Thur 10am-5pm

Fri 10am-5pm

Sat 10am-5pm

Sun 11am-4pm

IT Centre Computers open 9am daily, except Sundays 11am

Café and Shop
Daily 10am-4pm, except Sundays 11am-3.30pm


EASTER 2017:

Museum & Art Gallery open
Good Friday 14 April and
Easter Saturday 15 April
(10.00am - 5.00pm)

Library, Museum & Art Gallery closed
Easter Sunday 16 April and
Easter Monday 17 April

Library Bank Holiday opening to be confirmed

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