Learning in Nottingham
Our inspirational educational visits use real courtrooms, museum spaces and objects to help pupils gain a hands-on understanding of the law and justice.
With programmes for primary (KS1 and KS2) and for secondary schools and colleges, we tell the story of law and order across five floors of diverse and intriguing exhibits.
Our 18th century Grade II listed building provides a perfect setting for learning. It has two authentic Victorian courtrooms, an 800-year-old prison complete with original Georgian cells, exercise yard, and medieval dungeons.
Study real crimes in real courts
Our workshops are delivered in authentic courtrooms at our historic Nottingham site. Search for the right workshop based on your topic of choice or the age of your group.
Choices and Consequences
An award-winning, anti-knife crime workshop and exhibition for 9 - 14 year-olds, aimed at young people who have not considered carrying a knife.
Learning at the City of Caves
These learning workshops are for KS1-2 and provide an experience that will stimulate curiosity. They include a tour of the historic City of Caves site, and workshops at the nearby National Justice Museum.
Plan your visit to Nottingham
Lunch rooms are available at NJM (£5 refundable deposit per room)
Due to the safety measures that have been put in place our gift shop, at the National Justice Museum in Nottingham, is currently closed during school visits.
As an alternative goody bags can be pre-ordered ready for collection on the day of your visit. Goody bags are £2.95 per person and each contain a National Justice Museum branded pen, pencil and eraser. All bags will be prepared at least 72 hours before your visit and handed to the teacher as a complete pack to avoid contact. Our booking form will ask if you would like to order goody bags or you can contact our bookings team for more information at firstname.lastname@example.org
Click the button below to download our useful pre/post visit information for groups, which includes directions.Download visit information
Risk assessments have been completed for all our learning spaces in Nottingham.
National Justice Museum
City Of Caves
Our guide was brilliant! She was great with the children, told us lots of interesting facts in an accessible way. The day was well structured and the children enjoyed every minute.
The workshops were very well run and inspired the students, really bringing alive the topics we have studied in the classroom.
Plan your learning experience today
It’s quick and easy to plan and book your learning experience. You can do it here.