School Sessions

Children will take part in three activities which the teacher has chosen in advance from the list below: 

What is Money?

Investigate and handle a range of extraordinary artefacts, once used as money in other cultures. 

Heads and Tails (Looking at coins)

Explore the features of coins. Discover how they were made in medieval Scotland and strike your own.

Making Notes (Looking at banknotes)

Compare and contrast banknotes past and present. Add elements to your own note using stamps, presses and invisible ink.

Kists and Keys (Keeping money safe)

Find out how banks and savers keep their money safe. Handle and discuss a variety of keys and money boxes. Have a go at cracking the Museum safe!