Financial education


Ancient Rome and Roman Britain

Featuring more than a thousand objects from the Museum’s extensive collections, Room 68 looks at the history of the world through the lens of money, from 4500 years ago to the latest developments in digital technology.

Critical consumer 
KS 4

Financial loop game 
KS 3-5

How do you construct a 50p? 
KS 3

Note-ably different 
KS 3

Which coin is which 
KS 3


School session

Money handling and financial education

KS3,4 & 5

Students handle objects from the collection to develop an awareness of the role of money and an appreciation of its uses.

School session

What did the Romans use as money?


Students explore the development of money in Roman Britain and its role in society around the world.

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