This guide provides teachers with an understanding of the site and purpose of The Workshops Rail Museum in Ipswich. It allows teachers to evaluate Museum spaces, experiences and programs to prepare for, or focus a school visit around a particular theme.
This guide is aligned with each of the thematic zones in the Museum to assist with wayfinding and locating key exhibits. Each section provides an overview of its respective Museum zone’s themes and ideas for engaging students with each theme. The guide includes suggested stimulus questions to activate discussion, engage students’ interest and to make connections with their own lives and experiences.