• Beautiful, colourful, beaded mocassins


There are lots of opportunities for learning new things here – crawl inside our tipi, try on a cowboy hat, or examine a Native American moccasin up close! A visit to the American Museum brings American history and culture to life for you and your students.

All programmes and tours can be linked to a number of subjects in the National Curriculum and can be adapted for all ages and Key Stages. Please note: to reflect the changes in exam board specifications and the national curriculum, we are currently redeveloping our Secondary offering. As a result our secondary programme is suspended for 2016.  If you would be interested in working to develop our programme throughout 2016, please do contact us.

Visits are organised to start any time before 11.30am so that students are able to see the collection before the Museum opens to the public at 12noon.

There is an outdoor student picnic area where packed lunches can be eaten. The Café is able to provide pre-ordered cookie trays (60p per cookie) but is unable to serve student groups on the day.


All groups must book in advance and will receive written confirmation of their visit. For bookings and general enquiries contact the Groups Manager on 01225 823019 or contact us.

Teacher Events

Free Learning Everywhere Event

Wed 19 Oct, 4-6pm

We are delighted to be hosting a free Learning Everywhere teacher’s event on Wednesday 19 October, 4-6pm.

Learning Everywhere connects and encourages collaboration between teachers and learning providers.  Following it’s success in Bristol, this event will be the B&NES area launch.

If you also believe that learning in the right space both enhances experiences and deepens understanding, this event is definitely for you.  For more information please click here (pdf invitation).


Teacher’s Newsletter

Keep up to date with the latest news from the learning team via our teacher’s newsletter.  The Autumn 2016 Teacher’s Newsletter can be found here.