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We have a number of downloadable trails and teachers' packs connected to many of the different exhibitions at the museum, including our newest display, Toy Stories.
Click on the following headings to download a printable PDF:
KS1 Homes Gallery Trail which takes in the 1950s Front Room, From Cradle to Grave and the Hearth Gallery.
KS1 Toys Trail about toys down the ages right up to the virtually the present day taking in both sides of the museum including our new Toy Stories Gallery.
KS1 Electricity Trail looking at how things worked before and after the introduction of electricity into our homes.
KS2 Victorian Childhood Trail looking at life through the eyes of a child in The Victorian Parlour and Moorland Cottage, Toy Stories and From Cradle to Grave exhibitions, and Kirkgate, the Victorian Street.
KS2 Victorian Rich and Poor Trail stopping at the same galleries as the trail above, but instead looking at the differences between life for the rich and the poor.
KS2 Kirkgate Maths Quiz Y3-4, see if you can work out your shillings and pence as you are sent out shopping for your mistress, Mrs Butler
KS2 Kirkgate Maths Quiz Y5-6, a more complicated shopping task, with costs to work out in shillings and pence, for your master Mr Smith
KS2 Swinging Sixties Trail looking at this exciting decade of change.
KS2 Prison History Trail a quiz-style trail which looks back at the museum building's previous life as two prisons.
KS2 Prison History Trail Answers, the same trail as above with the correct answers included.
KS3 Victorian Street Fact Pack facts and history about the shops in Kirkgate, plus a handy map.
KS3 Kirkgate Questions ideas to use in your classroom after a visit to Kirkgate.