Discovering the Victorians at Killerton, Devon
A visit to Killerton brings history to life by offering children a chance to learn from hands-on experience, drama and role play, as well as develop their language and social skills.
Look through the list and download the session details to see which activity suits you and your class.
Understand the life of a Victorian laundry maid. Try some of the routine tasks carried out in the past using the original tools and products. How does your experience at home differ from that of the Victorian maid?
Explore and uncover the history that lies in the rooms in the house. Let your class use their imagination to re-live the past by handing the objects as they live, touch and smell the Victorian life.
Live the history first hand and discover life as a Victorian servant. Through role plays and costumes learn about life below stairs, see how they lived and understand our Victorian past.
See how life was different for the Victorians by looking at what they wore. Dress up in authentic costumes and understand more about the differences between now and then.
For more information about led sessions and a brief guide to the history of the house download the teacher pack and get the most out of your visit to Killerton.
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