School Groups

Bring a group to the Fusilier Museum London


The Fusilier Museum London along with colleagues at Historic Royal Palace's Tower of London Education Team have recently developed a school session dedicated to the commemoration of the First World War. Both this session and our World War Two education session are available to book via Historic Royal Palace's website. Further details of both sessions can be found below.

IMG_2236 copyWalter's War
Palace: Tower of London

Duration: 1hr

Theme: First World War, local history

KS: KS2

This session, created jointly between The Tower of London and the Fusilier Museum London, is based around the 2014 poppies art installation ‘Blood Red Lands and Seas of Red’ at the Tower and the collections of the Fusilier Museum.

It explores how and why, we remember the First World War today, through storytelling, and handling contemporary and modern-day objects, photographs and documents, looking at the differing ways the war was viewed at the time.

National Curriculum Links

English (KS2)
 Spoken language
• Participate in discussions, presentations, performances, role play, improvisations
• Use spoken language to develop understanding through speculating, hypothesising, imagining and exploring ideas
• Articulate and justify answers, arguments and opinions

History (KS2)
• Study of an aspect or theme in British history that extends pupils’ chronological knowledge beyond 1066



A Soldier's Story (Second World War)100_2577
Palace: Tower of London
Duration: 1hr
Theme: Second World War, local history
KS: KS2

It is 1940 and the world is at war for a second time. Tommy Smith, a local soldier from the Royal Regiment of Fusiliers, shares his experience of the war through storytelling and object handling.

This session was jointly created by The Tower of London and the Fusilier Museum London.

National Curriculum Links

English (KS2) Spoken language
• Participate in discussions, presentations, performances, role play, improvisations
• Use spoken language to develop understanding through speculating, hypothesising, imagining and exploring ideas
• Articulate and justify answers, arguments and opinions

History (KS2)
• Study of an aspect or theme in British history that extends pupils’ chronological knowledge beyond 1066

If you are interested in bringing a group or want to find out more, please contact HRP's Education Department on:
Tel: 0203 166 6654
Or to book a session online click here for HRP's booking site.