Students will get the opportunity to:

  • Explore key museum spaces with a dedicated education guide
  • Come face to face with infamous historical characters
  • Examine the changing state of prisons over time using primary and secondary resources
  • Prepare a case how to improve prisons today and present this to the ‘dragons’

Curriculum Links: Law, History, Citizenship and PSHE

Suitable forKey Stage 3 - 4
LocationNational Justice Museum, Nottingham
Key skills enhanced includeProblem-solving, critical thinking and analysis, public speaking and debating.
DurationTwo hours (either 10am – 12noon or 12.30pm – 2.30pm)
Number of students

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Cost£9.00 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.

BookingEmail education@nationaljusticemuseum.org.uk or call 0115 993 9811

Thank you so much for a fantastic day at the courts. It was an extremely informative, interactive and enjoyable morning.

Manchester Muslim Prep School


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