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How to make the most of your visit

Planning to hire museum resources

We have a range of resources available for teachers to hire to use in the classroom.

What is in the boxes?

The boxes are themed around historical topics and contain replica and orginal museum objects, guidance on how to use the box and activities to do with your students.

Boxes available to hire

How long can I hire a box for?

All boxes are available to hire for a period of one half term, approximately six weeks. All boxes should be booked via our online booking form. When you book you will need to know which of the resources you want to borrow and which term. You will also be asked for your contact details and the name and address of your school.

How much does it cost to hire a box?

Standard boxes are charged at £75 for the hire period.

Smaller boxes are charged at £55 for the hire period.

Where do I collect the box from?

Boxes are collected from Northampton Museum & Art Gallery, Guildhall Road, Northampton, NN1 1DP.

You will need to make arrangements with the museum to collect on a particular day and time.

Terms and conditions for hiring a museum box

Covid-19: How we are keeping you safe

We have implemented new measures to ensure that hiring our boxes is Covid secure. All boxes are quarantined after each hire to ensure they are virus free.

We have implemented safe collection and return procedures for the boxes to ensure the safety of teachers and staff.

Book to hire a box