School trip to Beaulieu National Motor Museum
From the earliest motor carriages to classic family saloons, the world-famous National Motor Museum has one of the finest collections of cars, motorcycles and motoring memorabilia in the world.
From legendary F1 cars and land speed record breakers for the speed freaks, to incredible examples of pioneering motoring for the history-buffs. If you time it right you’ll even hear vehicles starting up!
Beaulieu’s award winning team of education specialists offer a range of curriculum linked and made-to-measure programmes to suit the needs of your group.
With a 13th century abbey, a Victorian styled stately home, a world famous motor museum and a unique wartime narrative – plus the nearby historic shipbuilding village of Buckler’s Hard – there is an enviable range of learning opportunities on offer for KS 1 – 4 and SEN groups.
With refreshed programmes to meet the needs of the modern curriculum, groups can cover their choice of History, Science, English, Maths, Design & Technology, Leisure & Tourism, Engineering and Art. Available learning facilities include a modern Lecture Theatre and purpose-built classroom.
Some of their programmes
Using the vehicles in our collection, look at how simple machines such as the lever, wedge, wheel and axle work together to make up the complex mechanisms of the motor car. The programme includes an introductory presentation, museum tour and self-led museum challenge followed by a hands-on construction workshop to design and build a vehicle incorporating simple machines.
A fascinating insight into life in 1930s Britain with the focus on the motor car in war and peace, developments in car design, life in a local garage and deliveries to your door.
Man’s dream of a horseless carriage led to experiments with sail, steam and pedal power before the invention of the internal combustion engine changed our world. Follow the development of the car from the dawn of motoring to the present day or focus on specific periods in motoring history.
A programme which introduces the principles of design and engineering, and the inspiration and history behind Land Speed Record vehicles, Formula 1 and Rally Cars. It also looks at how these ideas are applied to modern car design and safety.
This hands-on fun programme lifts the lid on some of the more unusual and entertaining aspects of motoring history. Join our journey around the Museum – sound the horns, ring the bell, wave the flag, model the fashion..
And much much more…