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Explore the history of The Royal Mint and the rich heritage that influences each coin is an experience that children will remember for years to come. The Royal Mint Experience offer School and Home Education trips during term time; during the summer holidays, you will find an array of family-friendly activities that offer further learning into the coins in your pocket.

Whether you want to dive into British history, discover more about the tradition and design of coins or explore The Royal Mint’s links to the monarchy, we’ve got you covered.

our workshops

Coin designer

Ages 7 - 11

Explore coin designs from around the world and learn how designs for the United Kingdom are chosen. Emboss your own design into foil and make a coin badge to take away.

Fakes and forgeries

Ages 7 - 11

Conduct scientific tests to identify counterfeit coins. Discover the techniques that have been put in place to stop counterfeiters in their tracks.

Making money

Ages 7 - 11

Discover how The Royal Mint has made coins through the centuries. What life was like at the The Royal Mint when it was based in The Tower of London? How have minting processes changed? A series of interactive activities will guide you through 1,100 years of British history.

Time Travel Adventure

Ages 4 - 6

Did you know The Royal Mint’s history stretches back over 1,100 years? Let’s embark on a time travelling adventure! Use drama techniques to explore past locations of the Mint and discover how coins have been made throughout history.

Workshop packages and prices

Your package will include a guided factory tour, a facilitated workshop and access to our exhibition. During the tour, you will see where circulating coins are made for the UK and many countries around the world. There will also be an opportunity to strike your own coin on the day. Please allow a minimum of 3.5 hours for your visit.

- Tour and Workshop - from £5

- Strike Your Own Coin - £5.50 per coin when booked in advance. £7.50 on the day.

Need Transport?

We’ve partnered with Mainline Coaches to offer discounted travel rates in selected areas, making your journey to us even easier. Please let us know on your booking request if you would like more information on transport.

 

 

 

 

Enquire Today

To make your enquiry, please contact us on 0333 241 2223 or email schools@royalmint.com. Alternatively, you can fill out the booking form below. We look forward to welcoming you soon!

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EXHIBITIONS

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