Resources

These practical resources are designed for use by museum and heritage education practitioners working with a wide range of audiences.

Kids in Museums: Creating digital content for children and families

According to The Audience Agency’s Digital Audience Survey, 64% of respondents say that they are viewing more arts and cultural content online during this period. And this is not just existing audiences: 40% of high frequency website visitors to museums have never physically attended the organisations. While COVID-19 is prevalent, it is likely that families […]

Kids in Museums: How can museums support young people’s employment and employability skills?

Kids in Museums wants to see the museum workforce becoming more diverse by creating routes for young people from all backgrounds to work in museums. Although there may not be many opportunities for young people to enter the museum workforce at the moment, museums can still play a central role in helping them develop transferable […]

Kids in Museums Playful Museums Case Studies

During the pandemic Kids in Museums helped 11 different museums create family friendly activities. Read the case studies in this resource! Including: Coventry Transport Museum PK Porthcurno Rugby Museum and Art Gallery Amberley Museum Compton Verney National Museum of the Royal Navy Collective (Edinburgh) Poole Museum Wrexham County Borough Museum and Archive Manchester Museum and […]

Self-led school trails – A toolkit for developing trails with impact

This toolkit is an introduction to developing effective self-led school trails for museum educators and interpretation designers who want to maximise the effectiveness of their self-led resources. Many education teams now face the task of redeveloping existing resources that have become obsolete due to the effects of the Covid-19 pandemic. Trails are commonly used interpretation and engagement resources, and when they are truly […]

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