Educational Visits to the Museum

One of the main purposes and objectives of the  Etruria Industrial Museum is to support education. For Schools, Colleges and Universities educational tours and talks are offered especially for the STEM and history subjects but also art, film and photographic groups use the site and buildings as a location. As well as educational talks and tours offered to schools, colleges and universities we welcome visits from U3A and adult  groups.

For Schools

In partnership with the Canals and Rivers Trust and the Etruria Boat Group sessions for schools at KS1. KS2 and KS3 may be booked, normally on Wednesdays, throughout term time between 10.00am and 2.00pm. Each session last for approximately 2 hours and includes: a stroll along the canal towpath to learn about canals, water safety and how locks work,  a step back in time to meet characters from the Flint and Bone Mill and learn about the materials needed to make bone china and a going onboard a real Heritage Narrow Boat to learn about how boating families lived and worked. All workshops are linked the National Curriculum and include Local Studies, STEM and water safety.

Other Groups

The content of the visit will be discussed with the organiser and taylored to the needs of the group. 

Typical visit of a local junior school arranged through the Canals and River Trust and supported by the Etruria Boat Group and SBFMV

School Visit to Etruria



The price per session for schools with approximately 30 children (one class) is £40.00 plus VAT.

For bookings please contact Canals and Rivers Trust Explorers and complete the online Visit Request Form

Colleges and Universities

Please e-mail Bernard Lovatt on or telephone 07900267711