Primary schools


First World War Western Front

This session tells the tales of two Royal Marines who took part in the Battle of Passchendaele in 1917 to show life on the Western Front.

D Day

Ship's gunners, landing craft coxswains and Commandos all played a vital part in the Normandy landings of June 1944. This session explores the very different experiences of Royal Marines in these roles, giving a very personal account of this momentous operation.

Home Front

What was it like to live in wartime Portsmouth? Who did what jobs? Why was it a target of German air raids? You get answers to all these questions, hear the story of an air raid on the Museum and plan a Luftwaffe attack on Portsmouth in this session.

Dressing Up

This session is ideal for groups who want a less subject specific visit. From Trafalgar to Afghanistan, we take a trip through 200 years of British history as seen through the eyes of Royal Marines. We put several members of the group into historic Royal Marines uniforms and kit as we demonstrate what it was like to use. Suitable for all ages with content tailored to suit each group.


Physical Fitness is a key attribute for Royal Marines. This physical session takes your group through a Royal Marines style fitness session, culminating in taking on our Assault Course. The difficulty is tailored to the ability of the group, with an emphasis on success and overcoming the challenge.

We are also happy to work in consultation with teachers to tailor sessions to meet teacher's needs. For example we have run sessions on science, citizenship and other topics. Please get in touch to discuss this option further.