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Learning Resources

This site brings together resources from our Museums, including activities, games and videos. Discover activities to support a range of curriculum topics for use in the classroom, in museum galleries and beyond.

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Image showing the Total Darkness logo in the night sky, with the main characters you will encounter during the game.
Digital, Game
ks2, ks3

Total Darkness game

When the power goes out, it’s time for action in our brand new game, Total Darkness.

A group of children and staff looking at an electronic device, as though using an app or playing a game as a group
Game
ks1, ks2, ks3, early-years

Treasure Hunters app

Turn your museum visit into a giant interactive game with our free downloadable app.

PDF
ks2, ks3

Pinball machine

Build your own pinball machine and use it to explore Newton's Laws of Motion while challenging your friends!

Still image from Lanchball computer game
Game
ks2, ks3

Launchball

Spring your way through 30 obstacle-filled levels and create your own levels to play and share with friends.

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Hardwicke Locomotive

See highlights of our national collection of railway vehicles in the world’s first railway town