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Activities – Shipwreck Centre

Activities to support your visit to the Shipwreck Centre and Maritime Museum

There are lots of resources available to support your visit to the Shipwreck Centre and Maritime Museum. These include videos and activity sheets with lots of fun and creative ideas to extend learning opportunities either before or after a visit.

Video Tour

An introductory video tour of the museum (6mins).

Activity Sheets

Old Diving Helmet

Top Treasure Activities

Discover some of the Island’s top historical treasures which are in the care of our museums with these activities.

Storytelling Activities

Commissioned from local storyteller Sue Bailey, this activity sheet is packed with creative ideas to inspire activities in the classroom, at our museums and beyond. The activities have been designed to support Arts Award Explore but can readily be adapted for other levels or used to inspire fun activities undertaken without formal Arts Award assessment.

Drawing Activity

Designed by local artist Adam Gaterell, this drawing activity sheet is packed with ideas to inspire your students during a visit to the Shipwreck Centre and Maritime Museum.

Artist-designed activity: The Monkton Merman

Dive into the story of the mythical Monkton Merman. Learn about the history of Ryde, the impact of people on local wildlife and natural habitats and the recent establishment of the Island’s biosphere reserve with this resource created by artist Jenna Sabine.

Arts Award Activities

Developed by the Museums and Schools partnership to support Arts Award Explore, these activity sheets include lots of creative activity ideas anyone can use.

Self-Led Trail

Use this trail to explore the museum independently.

‘Scavenger Hunt’ trail – For Students and For Teachers (with answers)