Guidance

Access museum activities to improve cultural engagement

The museums and schools programme provides educational museum visits for school pupils in areas with lower than average cultural engagement.

What can you get

Local projects and activities vary.

Who can join the programme

Museums and schools activities are open to all state-funded schools in England. There are 14 partnerships delivering local projects in:

  • Bristol
  • Kent
  • London
  • Peterborough
  • Great Yarmouth
  • Coventry
  • Lincolnshire
  • Yorkshire
  • Blackburn and Lancashire
  • Tees Valley
  • Bradford
  • Scarborough
  • Hampshire
  • Stratford-upon-Avon

New partnerships are being developed in:

  • Hastings
  • Isle of Wight
  • Somerset
  • Stoke-on-trent

When it’s available

Activities take place throughout the year.

What it costs

Costs vary between the museums involved.

How to apply

Find participating museums and contact them directly.

Find out more

See the Arts Council England website for more information.

Published 21 September 2018