The Roald Dahl Children’s Gallery Science Adventure

The Gallery offers schools an imaginative and magical educational experience. Aimed at Key Stage 1 and 2, the interactive displays encourage pupils to investigate history, natural history, science and technology through practical hands-on activities relating to museum objects.

Curriculum Links (English and Science):

-Participate in discussions, presentations, performances role play / improvisations

-Appreciate our rich and varied literary heritage

-Use discussion in order to learn; they should be able to elaborate and explain clearly their understanding and ideas

-Ask simple questions and recognise that they can be answered in different ways

-Observe closely, using simple equipment


In this workshop, pupils will:

-Hear about Roald Dahl’s stories, his life and his inspiration

-Act out a scene from Charlie and the Chocolate Factory

-Investigate underground treasures in Fantastic Mr Fox’s Tunnel

-Discover the world of minibeasts inside James’s Giant Peach

-Explore sound with the BFG

-Baffle your brains and boggle your eyes with optical illusions

-Shrink in Mr Wonka’s Chocolate Television Machine


Further details:

Key Stage 1 and 2 Workshop

Half Day Workshop (90 minutes). Book a second workshop to make a whole day visit.

Price: £6.50 per pupil (minimum charges apply)

Max 45 pupils per session

1 free staff member per every 6 children

Lunch rooms available on request at time of booking (FREE with a whole day visit)


For a whole day visit, book one of our other fabulous workshops like our Matilda’s Brilliant Bookbags

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