Schools and Colleges

The Fashion and Textile Museum invites schools and colleges to visit and participate in our exhibition programme. We offer a range of workshops with the opportunity to meet inspiring figures from the world of design, plus short courses in IT for students and teachers.

Group Bookings

£6 per student* for groups of 19 or fewer (one staff member free)
£5.50 per student* for groups of 20 or more (accompanying staff members free)
Students under 12 are free
£8.50 per adult for groups of 20 or more
£6.50 per concession for groups of 20 or more

Please note:
Any offers and discounts, including Art Fund are not applicable to Group Bookings or Bespoke Services. Advance booking and payment is essential for all Group Visits and Bespoke Services. Bookings can be made Tuesday-Saturday 11.30am- 4.30pm, Sunday 11.30am-3.30pm.

Please download and fill in the Group Booking Request Form
Additional Group Booking Information

*The student concession applies to full or part-time UK students holding a current institutional student card or NUS card, and to international students with either an EU student card or an International Student Identity Card (ISIC).

Primary School Visits

The Museum presents one temporary exhibition at one time, with limited space within our exhibition gallery. We advise that groups visiting the Museum are limited to a maximum of 25 individuals at one time. For primary school groups of students under 12 years of age, we require one adult supervisor to attend per 10 children visiting, and we also ask that groups book a short exhibition tour of 20 minutes to allow students to proactively engage with the exhibition content. The Museum is very happy to work with teachers and group organisers in order to tailor the theme of the tour to suit.

Students under 12: Free
Adult supervisor (at least 1 per 10 students): £9
Primary school tour (30mins): £30 per tour

Please fill in the Group Booking Request Form

Teacher training

The Fashion and Textile museum offers a wide range of specialised short-courses, workshops and events for teachers to develop their skills and subject knowledge. Click here for Workshops, Computer Design Courses and Talks and Events.

Fashion School

The museum also provides highly-successful fashion foundation, summer courses and introduction for students who consider pursuing a career in fashion. more

Digital and online resources

The Fashion and Textile Museum is pleased to offer a variety of teaching resources that can be downloaded from the website. From fashion templates, to lesson plans and activity ideas, these resources can be used to support a visit to the Museum or a classroom project. You can also browse a selection of other website teaching resources. more

Museum Shop

The Fashion and Textile museum shop offers a wide range of specialised books and resources to use in the classroom. more

Bespoke Services

The Fashion and Textile Museum is pleased to offer bespoke services for your school visit. These services are a great way to personalise your visit, and get the most out of the displays and Museum expertise. We are also delighted to run workshops for the youngest pupils in the form of paper dolls and paper puppet activities inspired by the textiles on display. more

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