BODY WORLDS London is the perfect place for your school trip. Our plastinates and thought-provoking interactives will educate and challenge pupils, making it possible for the entire class to study the inner workings of the human body into great detail – up to the smallest hair vein! An unforgettable field trip your pupils will be talking about for years to come.
We welcome teachers to visit BODY WORLDS London ahead of their school trip, to familiarise themselves with the exhibition and learning resources available. With the Teachers Pass, entrance to the exhibition and special teacher events are always free of charge. Teachers, please fill out the form below at least 7 days in advance of your visit and email it back to us, in which you will collect your pass from the Box Office upon your first visit, this will then be valid for 12 months from that visit date.
BODY WORLDS London is an educational museum that exhibits preserved human bodies through the process of plastination. It educates about the inner workings of the human body and shows the effects that daily lifestyle choices have on our health. It stimulates curiosity about the anatomy and physiology. There are over 200 exhibits spread over 6 galleries for your pupils to enjoy, that are split into:
BODY WORLDS London offers comprehensive education packs to guide pupils and teachers during their visit, catering for Key Stages 3, 4 and 5. All are linked to the National Curriculum.
Activities are varied and carefully considered so as to avoid onerous writing (multiple choice answers, true or false quizzes, labelling diagrams etc.), making them easy to complete on the day and allowing pupils time to gaze at the awe-inspiring exhibition, whilst still encouraging them to think about and discuss the topics needed. A detailed answer pack, complete with clear curriculum links for easy planning, is provided so that any subject teacher or parent helper can assist if support is needed during the visit. With lots of activities to pick and choose from, some pages could be completed on return to the classroom or put aside for revision purposes at a later date. Each pack link this fascinating exhibition with your teaching requirements so that you can just turn up and enjoy.
As a physician, I had hoped to heal one patient at a time, but with BODY WORLDS, I have been able to teach preventive medicine to millions.– Dr Angelina Whalley, Director of Institute for Plastination and Curator
and Creative Director of BODY WORLDS