Essential ingredients for a ‘must have’ visit.

Museums, galleries and heritage venues hold the stories, treasures, objects and records for a community. They are unique resources for schools, colleges and young people to use creatively. Working with young people, we have created some tips for those wishing to engage young people with their collections.

Three young children laughing

Photograph reproduced by kind permission of Great Place Lakes and Dales.

Young people want to:

Photograph reproduced by kind permission of Buxton Museum and Art gallery.

Two young children exploring a light sculpture
boy on scooter with parents holding larger than life puppets

Photographs reproduced by kind permission of Great Place Lakes and Dales.

The essential ingredients for a ‘must have’ visit are:

The guiding principles are to:

To make a difference, we seek out: