School children at the Palace of Holyroodhouse
Schools: Edinburgh
The Palace of Holyroodhouse and The Queen's Gallery span 10 centuries of history and over 500 years of art, and provide unique opportunities for creative curriculum based learning.

School Sessions

An opportunity for pupils to explore the daily lives and lifestyles of people at the Palace, past and present. The group tour the building with a member of the Learning team and use domestic objects from the past to investigate Palace life – from ink ... Read more about Palaces and Homes

A joint visit to The Queen's Gallery and the Palace of Holyroodhouse.  This session allows pupils to examine the life of famous Stuart kings and queens through replica dress, portraits from the In Fine Style: The Art of Tudor and Stuart ... Read more about The Stuart Court: Joint Visit with the Palace of Holyroodhouse

Learning Resources

Discover how artists composed paintings of landscapes in the seventeenth century and then have a go at composing you own landscape. ... Read more about Compose your own landscape: Children's activity

Download this document to provide you with useful tips and ideas on using some of these iconic exhibition images within your classroom teaching activities. ... Read more about Heart of the Great Alone images: teacher information sheet