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Educational Visits:'Discovering the Romans' School Visit at Central Museum

Educational Visits, £3.50

Central Museum

Central Museum


Victoria Avenue,


Discovering the Romans

Venue: Central Museum

A chance for children to deepen their understanding of the Romans, and explore everyday Roman life and beliefs.

National Curriculum: KS2 - History (The Romans)

Time Required: Up to 60 children 2 hrs.

Cost: £3.50 per child. Teachers & helpers free.

There are three activities which can be associated with this visit:

Slide Show/Handling Session. Our guide-lecturer will lead a session allowing children to handle genuine Roman artefacts and deduce their use. There may also be a short slide show.

Planetarium Show: This allows us to explore the Roman beliefs through mythological legends, which are depicted in the constellations of the night sky. A particular focus is placed upon those star patterns visible at the date of the visit.

Museum Displays: Using worksheets to provide direction children can discover aspects of Roman life through our displays, which include Roman pottery and coins.

Facilities for educational visitsPicnic sitePublic toiletsAccepts groups


Cost: £3.50 per child. Teachers & helpers free.



Plan route to Central Museum using Google mapsPlan route using Google maps

Map reference: TQ 879863  Lat: 51.54468 Long: 0.70977

By Road:
Follow A127 into Southend town centre. Central Museum is signposted on left just north of Southend Victoria railway station.


  • Facilities for educational visitsFacilities for educational visits
  • Picnic sitePicnic site
  • Public toiletsPublic toilets
  • Accepts groupsAccepts groups