Whether you’re a teacher looking for resources to support a visit to our museum or you’re a parent looking for high quality activities to try out at home, this page is for you! All the resources on this page are free to download, print and share. This page is regularly updated with more resources so keep checking in to see what’s coming next.

If you enjoyed these resources or if you’ve got an idea for a future resource, please let us know! Send an email to learning@bptrust.org.uk or find us on social media.

Amazing Acrostic Poems – Learn about acrostic poems then try writing your own. We’ve made a space themed one but you could write about anything you like!

Caroline’s Comet – Did you know that Caroline Herschel was the first woman to discover a comet/ Find out more and how to make your own here!

Who were the Herschels? – Why are William and Caroline Herschel so special and why is our museum named after them? Find out in this information sheet complete with an astronomical glossary.

Planet Top Trumps – Research the planets and fill in your own top trumps cards with drawings and facts then get together with family or friends to play a cosmic game of planet top trumps!

Crazy Telescope Designs – Find out about the Herschels’ crazy record breaking telescope design then try creating your own crazy telescope.

Galaxy Paintings – Get messy and creative and learn how to create your own galaxy inspired painting complete with planets and starry dark skies.

For learning resources relating to the World Heritage status of the city of Bath click here.

Want More?

Find even more fun and creative resources and activity ideas from all 4 of our Museums follow the links below: