Category: Learning & Community

Language Schools

April 1, 2024

Language Schools and International School groups The stunning Victorian house and galleries offer a popular and unique learning experience for language school visits. We recommend that teachers come to look around the house first to plan their visit. Use our fantastic collections as inspiration for your own art or literacy work or step back in time and […]

Further and Higher Education

April 1, 2024

The Russell-Cotes offers an immersive environment which is ideal for stimulating creativity and encouraging investigation. Admission PricesStudent Day Ticket – £5.00* Student Annual Ticket – £12.50* * ISIC Card or similar Higher Education card required Group VisitsWe welcome group visits all year round, for enquiries or to make a group booking please contact us on […]


February 28, 2024

We offer a range of talks, tours and workshops to give you a greater understanding and enjoyment of the Russell-Cotes and its collections. Talks Linked to the Russell-Cotes story and its collections as well as the temporary exhibition programme. Tours Regular themed tours of the house take place on Wednesdays, Thursdays, Saturdays and Sundays. Drop […]

Early Years

April 8, 2019

Early Explorers for Early Years Providers Fun themed sessions tailored for younger visitors aged 2-5 year olds. Explore the historic house, sing songs, listen to a story and create a craft. Themes Include; Animal Safari, Under the Ocean, Other Cultures, The Seasons & Family and Friends Contact for further details or call 01202 451830. […]


April 15, 2015

The Russell-Cotes is the ideal environment to stimulate and inspire children’s imaginations and creativity. For further information or to book a free teacher’s pre-visit, to see how a trip to the Russell-Cotes could enrich your curriculum studies, email the Learning & Community Team via Self-Led School Visits The Russell-Cotes is a great place for an educational visit, with lots […]

Families & Children

April 15, 2015

Activities for Children and Families at the Russell-Cotes School Holiday Activities – Get creative and get inspired at the Russell-Cotes! Each School Holiday the Learning Team run a variety of creative and craft sessions from drop in crafts to mini workshops. Please see the What’s On section of the website for upcoming dates. Trails Stop […]

Community & Access

April 15, 2015

The Russell-Cotes was given to the people of Bournemouth and it is our aim to be accessible to as wide an audience as possible. We work on site and via outreach with community partners to open our collections to all. Tactile Tours Visually impaired visitors can explore the Russell-Cotes through touch. Museums to You We […]