Key Stage 3 & 4
The museum Trail
A tour of the Museum will enhance pupils learning as they see the development from the Domestic Industry to the Industrial Machinery and stories of the people who lived and worked in the local community.
The Village trail
A village trail brings the effect of the Industrial Revolution to life as you discover the sites of old factories, compare the houses of the Mill owners to those of the workers, and see the growth of the village, through its churches, chapels, shops and community hall.
Kaffe Fassett at the National Wool Museum
Come and see an exhibition of exquisite knitwear by the internationally renowned textile designer, Kaffe Fassett. This American born artist is best known for his colourful designs. Worksheets and activities related to colour and pattern will be available to help explore the work.
Learning Resource for Welsh Learners
An online resource for Welsh learners at Mynediad,Sylfaen, Canolradd and Uwch levels. Gwau Geiriau encourages learners to visit the National Wool Museum and use its displays and resources to enhance the Welsh learning experience. Find out more about the Welsh Woollen Industry whilst improving language skills.
Professional artist Julia Griffiths Jones has created five pieces of work that are displayed around the Museum. An activity has been created to engage children with each piece. Julia’s work offers a contemporary and personal response to the collection and the trail allows pupils to respond creatively to the museum.