We’re really sorry, but the Grimshaw exhibition in the Art Gallery and the West Wing of the Rotunda Museum are currently closed due to water leaks following recent heavy rainfall. We’re working to open them again as soon as possible – thanks for your understanding. 


Hello teachers. We’re here to help you boost your classroom curriculum crunching, with a range of workshops that will bring learning to life. Our Learning Team are local, love Scarborough and are here for you.

EYFS Dinosaur Explorers

Bring your under 5’s class to the Rotunda Museum to learn all about Scarborough’s prehistoric residents, the mighty dinosaurs!

Evolution and Extinction

Children will work scientifically and creatively to explore the topics of Evolution and Extinction through researching, role play and making.

Dinosaur Detectives

Explore Scarborough's Dinosaur Coast, an amazing world of dinosaurs on your doorstep!

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Oh I do like to be Beside the Seaside

Travel back in time to Victorian Seaside Scarborough! Become historical art detectives, looking at paintings and objects to compare and contrast the Victorian seaside with life today.

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Stone Age Scarborough

Become an archaeologist and discover Scarborough's Mesolithic site, Star Carr, using a range of sources and artefacts to find out what it was like to live in the Stone Age.

Remembering World War One: Scarborough’s War

Explore the impact of WW1 on Scarborough in this immersive and thought-provoking workshop.

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John Atkinson Grimshaw Augmented Reality App

Experience our John Atkinson Grimshaw collection, brought to life using augmented reality.

Fossil Handling Table

Get up close to fossils and enjoy handling and exploring specimens, many of which are from the local area

Nightscaping Scarborough: John Atkinson Grimshaw

Bring the WOW to your creative writing with this workshop inspired by the local and atmospheric landscapes of North Yorkshire artist John Atkinson Grimshaw.

Rotunda Rocks and Fossils

Inspired by geologist William Smith, get hands-on with rocks and fossils comparing and contrasting specimens