Downloadable resources

Learning at the National Railway Museum

Great Object Hunt

Key Stage 2 and 3


Find something powered by steam...
Find something that sends a message...
Find something that floats but isn't a boat...

Students explore the galleries and work in teams to choose an object for each challenge. This treasure hunt activity is designed to encourage discussion about how science and technology have shaped our lives.

Download a copy of Explorer to discover the science behind our objects, or choose a specific science topic to explore on your visit.

Leisure and Tourism

Key Stage 4

This handbook is designed to support units 2 and 3 of GCSE Leisure and Tourism and focuses on:

  • customer service
  • marketing
  • health and safety
  • target audiences

The Leisure and Tourism Handbook (PDF | 950kb)

Background: L&SWR Adams 563