LEARNING AND DISCOVERY 2018-12-17T15:11:50+01:00

Learning & Discovery for Schools

A step back in time for learners of all ages

Through role-play and immersive learning, pupils can discover over 1000 years of history in this castle location and intriguing stories of Worcestershire’s past.

Whether it’s a lesson with the school teacher in the Victorian Schoolroom, or meeting the servants in the Scullery, children will find out first-hand what life was really like in historic Worcestershire. From costume to caravans, travel to toys there is something for all ages to explore.

“Hartlebury is really great. There’s so much to see and do”
KS1 teacher

Why bring your class to Hartlebury?

A visit to Hartlebury Castle can bring learning to life by providing sensory experiences of handling real objects, looking at genuine works of art and artefacts and exploring an historic building. All of our activities are led by experienced staff and support specific schemes of work whilst also helping pupils to make cross-curricular links between different subject areas.

Bringing the Museum to You

You can also access the county collection through loans boxes or find out more about how we can create the experience of a Museum in Your Classroom.

Find out more:

To find out more about our offers for schools and education groups, please visit the Worcestershire County Museum website.


Now your help is needed to turn the Castle into something really special. This is your opportunity to get involved in the journey to transform Hartlebury Castle. Every donation has an impact on what the Trust is able to achieve.

There are a number of ways that you can donate to the project:



We want Hartlebury Castle to grow into a major visitor attraction for Worcestershire. Our ambitious plans need your help and support. We need people with determination and commitment who will work together to help us deliver our vision.

Volunteers are central to the future success of Hartlebury Castle.


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