Book your school visit & FAQs

How can I book?
Email museumbookings@hackney.gov.uk with your preferred dates, session and year group. We aim to respond within 3 working days.

Is there a charge for sessions?
All of our sessions are free for Hackney based schools.

How long are the sessions?
Session times vary. All times are listed on the relevant session page.

When are sessions on?
Virtual sessions are on Mondays 09.30, 11.00 and 13.00, however we can be flexible. Sessions at the museum are available Tuesdays-Thursdays and start at 10.00 and 13.00.

How many children can I bring?
We can accommodate 30 pupils at any time.

What covid-secure measures do you have in place?
To read more about our covid-secure measures, please read our ‘Covid-secure measures at Hackney Museum’ presentation, available here.

Can I book a familiarisation visit before our session?
Teachers are welcome to book a pre visit to Hackney Museum. To organise a familiarisation visit please email museumbookings@hackney.gov.uk

Are there toilets available?
Yes

Is there a lunch space at Hackney Museum?
No

What if I need to cancel?
There is a £20 cancellation fee for sessions cancelled within less than 5 days working notice. Please note, this cancellation fee may be more for projects that only run at certain times of the year, this will be indicated on your booking form.

Is Hackney Museum accessible?
It is on the ground floor of the Technology and Learning Building. There is level access into the building and throughout the museum. Please see our Visit page for more information.

Can I organise a self-led visit?
To organise a self-led visit please see our visitor information.