Creative Teaching & Learning

Routes for exploring Viking-age Britain

The history of the Scandinavian raiders’ struggles with their land-locked English foes is a story we’re all familiar with, but a Museum in Schools programme helps young people get to grips with their history, sparking interest through practical learning.

An interactive exhibition at Shrewsbury Museum & Art Gallery, Valhalla- Life & Death in Viking Age Britain, developed by the Viking experts from York Archaeological Trust’s JORVIK Group sought to highlight British history to make it more accessible for young pupils. It has now moved to another location, but it set the successful foundation for the Museum in School programme.

Create an account to read this article

£7.00+ VAT

One-off purchase

  • Purchase and Download today

Register for free

No Credit Card required

  • Register for free
  • Access to 3 free articles
  • Free TeachingTimes Report every month