Schools Programmes

Learning at Tyne & Wear Archives & Museums

Tyne & Wear Archives & Museums (TWAM) brings learning to life across 9 different venues and through our regional archives service, each with their own unique collections.

With amazing collections of archaeology, art, history and natural science, some of them of national and international importance, we have something to offer everyone.

Our inspiring venues and collections are a powerful resource that are capable of enriching the learning of all ages and abilities, helping to make a positive difference to people’s lives.

Using our collections and venues we deliver;

  • Inspiring experiences that make the most of our unique resources
  • Exploratory, multi-sensory, interactive, and creative experiences that support children and young people in their learning

Our museum learning programmes support teaching and learning for Key Stages 1 – 4 in Art, Science and History.with cross curricular links to other subjects.

TWAM’s skilled and enthusiastic Learning Team can support you and your students over the academic year. Our diverse collections are interpreted by a range of subject specialists, and our learning opportunities are designed to effectively meet the current needs of schools.

Find out more about learning experiences at our venues.