Plan Your Visit
Whatever your learning aim our bookings team will structure your day to provide a high quality visit.
To help plan your journey read our section on Getting Here.
A typical day is organised around Discovery Time for your group to explore our four pavilions: Air, Earth, Fire and Water; our steel heritage: the Big Melt, Steelos Gallery and the Face of Steel; and our outdoor facilities. If you book any workshops they will also appear on your group's schedule, and we will timetable a half hour slot for your packed lunch. The Big Melt Show, Forge demonstration and use of our gift shop can be added to your schedule in advance, or you can organise when to see them on arrival at Magna.
Following your booking we will send you a confirmation letter, class schedules, an invoice and any other relevant information. An education resource pack is available to support your school's visit and this can be downloaded free from the Resources section, as well as a risk assessment and copy of Magna's public liability insurance.
On arrival we will meet and greet your group, bags and packed lunches are stored in locked cages, a quick health and safety briefing and you are ready to go. Details on how to find Magna can be found here.
If your group has particular special needs, please call us on 01709 723116 to discuss your requirements. Magna’s building is fully wheelchair accessible and 121 carers are admitted free.
Teachers can preview Magna FREE at any time during term, weekends, or holidays. On arrival please show your school ID card, or school letterhead paper at Magna's information desk.
To make your booking please call us 01709 723116. Please note that education prices are applicable to advance bookings only.
|Education Prices||Term-time only|
|Children (4-15 years)||£5.40 (inc VAT) or £4.50 (ex VAT)|
|Children (16+ years)||£6.00 (inc VAT) or £5.00 (ex VAT)|
|Additional Adult||£6.00 (inc VAT) or £5.00 (ex VAT)|
|Free Teacher Ratio||1:6 Primary