+44 (0)1983 216220

884 logo for school trips

Carisbrooke Castle Museum

Home > Activities > Historic Venues > Carisbrooke Castle Museum

35,000 Isle of Wight Artefacts

Carisbrooke Castle Museum is an Accredited local history museum run by an independent Charitable Trust, sited within a medieval castle in the care of English Heritage. It was founded in 1898 by HRH Princess Beatrice, Queen Victoria’s youngest daughter, as a memorial to her husband, Prince Henry of Battenberg.

The Museum cares for over 35,000 items connected with the Isle of Wight. The collection includes social history, medieval history, King Charles I, ecclesiastical history, costume, military history, photographs, paintings, decorative art, ephemera and documents.

Available for Key Stage 1 to A Level, topics include One Thousand Years in a Castle and I’m a King Get me out of Here There are also a range of fun and creative pre- and post-visit activities and resources available to teachers to support their school’s visit.



School Trip Information Sheet for Carisbrooke Castle Museum
Download Factsheet


Fun Factor 60%
Educational 90%


Average rating from past clients: 4 out of 5

Best Suited To

Carisbrooke Castle Museum is suitable for all ages


Carisbrooke Castle Museum is ideal for all ages

Include Carisbrooke Castle Museum in your next Isle of Wight school trip!

It only takes a minute to request a quote...


Request a Quote Talk to Someone
Intro Suits