Take pupils on a trip back to a time when Britain was the workshop of the world, and Lancashire was the beating heart of Britain’s Industrial Revolution.

Bury Transport Museum, The Fusilier Museum and Bury Art Museum work together to offer a unique day of learning focused on the Victorian era, covering the way people lived, worked and fought during the reign of Queen Victoria.

After visiting three award-winning museums, pupils will have extended their knowledge far beyond 1066 to the turn of the 20th century, thanks to a variety of interactive, informative activities.

Who’s it for?

Victorians is an educational trip recommended for Key Stage 2 pupils.

Dates, times & prices

Victorians is a full day activity, which takes place from April to September.

  • Victorians – Full Day
    £6.00 per pupil
  • Accompanying Adult Ticket


Victorians includes entry to three award-winning museums, where pupils will learn more about what life was like in Victorian society.

Bury Art Museum: By examining the Art Museum’s collection of wonderful Victorian artwork and objects, pupils will learn about life in Victorian times and discover the people who turned Bury into an industrial powerhouse.

The Fusilier Museum: Pupils will follow in the footsteps of intrepid Victorian soldiers, examine early war photography, and learn about the fantastic Florence Nightingale. Along the way, they’ll become medal makers, explore amazing exhibits, and uncover the true story of the Crimean War.

Bury Transport Museum: As pupils are guided around our largest exhibits, they’ll learn all about transport in Victorian Britain before heading to the classroom to examine Victorian advertising and make rubbings of Victorian coins.

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What’s included?
  • Full risk assessment
  • Expert-led activities at each venue
  • Escort between venues
  • Lunch facilities


What should we bring?
  • Walking boots or strong trainers
  • Warm clothing and waterproofs
  • Notebook and writing materials
  • Packed lunch and drink
Download our guide

For more information on our Victorians educational visit, download our guide.