Evidence and Resources
What can an 800 year old tile tell us about life in medieval London? How did the Victorians make moving pictures? What can an old photograph tell us about a family's history? How old is the postbox in your street?
History Detectives find the answers by investigating the evidence in artefacts. Linked to the National Curriculum and tailored for ages 8-18, History Detectives meet in school sessions, on guided field trips and on tours of historic buildings and museums.
Artefacts include a 1940s car, a book that wasn't burned, a cannonball from a famous battlefield, ancient coins, and historic maps. We look at old photos, at the history in the streets around us, at Ancient Egyptian jewellery, uniforms and badges worn by women in WW2, and at how children's lives have changed across the centuries.