Crime and Punishment Through Time (Key Stages 2-5)

Experience crime and punishment through time.

In this 2 hour museum workshop students will explore law-related objects and artefacts, come face-to-face with colourful historical characters, hear more about how prisons have changed, and visit key museum spaces including the dungeons, exercise yard, debtor’s cell, punishment corridor and criminal courtroom.

Nottingham’s former courthouse and gaol houses the UK’s largest collection of over 40,000 law, justice, crime, and punishment artefacts and is an ideal location to bring crime and punishment studies to life.

Curriculum Links: History, Citizenship, PSHE

Duration: 2 hours (either 10am – 12noon or 12.30pm – 2.30pm)

Location: National Justice Museum, Nottingham

Cost: £9 per student

You can also combine this activity with one of our Courtroom Workshops , or a visit to the City of Caves and enjoy a full day visit for just £11 per student.

Booking & Enquiries

To book a visit or find out more email education@nationaljusticemuseum.org.uk or call 0115 993 9811

“I really enjoyed all the activities but my favourite was learning about the cells and punishments ” Year 5 pupil, Coppice Farm Primary

“A well organised visit. We were pleased with the quality of learning and support of the Museum team”  George Spencer Academy