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Explorer Backpacks

Ready to be a Railway Explorer? Come and explore our collections and see our historical objects in a new light with our interactive backpacks.

Roll the dice and head out on an adventure. 

This student-led learning resource gives you and your students the tools to investigate our museum in a playful way. 

Using observation skills and senses your students will work together to explore everyday materials, work scientifically, measure, compare and classify.  

Continue your visit by exploring our other learning resources or by booking onto one of our KS1 workshops.

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Part of the Science Museum Group