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Essential Information

Prices and timings:

Choose from a combination of activities; the Galleries, Workshop and/or ShowDome to create your own bespoke visit, to suit the time you have.

1 Activity:    £4.00 per pupil 

2 Activities:  £6.00 per pupil 

3 Activities:  £7.00 per pupil 

Outdoor: £5.00 per (+ 1 activity £7.00 + 2 activities £8.00)

  • Indoor workshops last 50 minutes and Outdoor Learning sessions are 2 hours.
  • For a journey around the galleries, we recommend 1 ½ hours.
  • ShowDome films last 30 minutes and are shown on the hour and on the half hour.

TEACHER/PUPIL RATIOS:

We require teacher to pupil ratios as outlined below:

  • Early Years; 1 teacher: 5 children
  • Primary School; 1 teacher: 10 children
  • Secondary School; 1 teacher: 15 children

Teachers falling within this ratio are complimentary. If your local authority ratio differs from that described above please advise on booking. All carers and support workers are complimentary.

LEARNING PROGRAMME 2017-2018:

We offer a wide range of curriculum linked workshops across all school ages. There are over 35 to choose from covering a range of topics including; space, dinosaurs, volcanoes, earthquakes, climate change, natural disasters and many more. Explore the learning program for more details on each workshop including activity descriptions and curriculum links.

View Learning Programme

TEACHER FAMILIARISATION PASS

If you are unsure whether a visit is for you and your pupils, all teachers are entitled to a free familiarisation visit to Dynamic Earth. This is a great opportunity for you to experience first-hand the learning potential a visit offers. It is also a chance to familiarise yourself with the centre and how a school visit would work. Our Learning Team are always happy to meet to discuss potential visits just let us know when you plan to come and we will be happy to show you around. To arrange a visit please email suzanne.smith@dynamicearth.co.uk for your familiarisation pass.

School Discovery Packs:

These offer a chance for your pupils to get more out of their visit to Dynamic Earth by focusing learning as they move around the tour. Please feel free to download and use as you wish. 

Primary School Discovery Packs:

Secondary Discovery Packs:

Foreign Tour Guides

We offer Audio Guides to help you navigate your way through Dynamic Earth. Available in English, German, French, Italian, Spanish. These guides are available to pick up at our ticket desk.

Parking Procedures 

Here at Dynamic Earth we have a convenient drop off and pick up point situated in the amphitheatre at the front of the building. All coaches bringing groups to Dynamic Earth are welcome to use this area.

For more information on our parking procedures click here

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