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Imagination and Curiosity – English and the Arts - Exploring the power of imagination and how it can be harnessed to change the world

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Breakthroughs and Discoveries – STEM and History - ’Investigating the moments of genius that have enabled humanity to progress

Journeys and Adventures – PSHE & Skills Development - Celebrating the broadening of horizons and stepping outside of your comfort zone

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National Museum of Rural Life – National Museums Scotland

Wester Kittochside, Philipshill Road, East Kilbride, G76 9HR. Scotland



Extra Details

At the National Museum of Rural Life, there’s many different topics for schools to explore, whether that’s the farm, agriculture, traditional farming, food chains, rural life and Scottish History. Visit either via a Self-Led visit which allows you to explore at your own pace, or with one of our facilitator-led workshops, that brings the sights, sounds and smells of the farm to you.

Don’t forget, if you are looking for help with funding the cost of your trip, you can apply for a bursary!

Venue resources

Risk Assessment PDF 0.12MB Download
Parent Letter Template PDF 0.18MB Download
Check List PDF 0.13MB Download
Amplification Toolkit PDF 0.88MB Download
People & the Planet Education Content 7-11 ZIP 17.41MB Download
People & the Planet Education Content 11-14 ZIP 14.32MB Download
School Certificate PDF 0.08MB Download
Student Certificate PDF 0.08MB Download

Looking for a bursary to support your trip?

We know that funding a school trip isn’t always easy. If you are looking for help with costs, you can apply for the Great British School Trip bursary. This can help with the cost of travel or entry tickets to any Great British School Trip partner venue.

Simply fill in our bursary form and let us know how we might help.

Venue Details



Wester Kittochside, Philipshill Road, East Kilbride
G76 9HR. Scotland

Opening Hours

10am-5pm, all week