Upcoming events

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Bradwell Windmill: open selected days April-October

One of the city’s most distinctive landmarks will be open to the public again this year on selected days. Bradwell Windmill,

Motors at the Museum: back on Thursday 21 June 2018

Owners and fans of cars, bikes and vehicles – modern, classic, modified or vintage- can once again enjoy some great

Victorian Weekend, 23rd-24th June 2018

Roll up, roll up for an exciting extravaganza of exuberant entertainment for the whole family… Join us for a jam-packed programme

1950s-1960s weekend, 7th – 8th July 2018

New for 2018, come and celebrate the frugal 50s and swinging 60s. We’ll have music, displays, and a whole lot

What to see

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Call in at Connected Earth

Our newest attraction The Connected Earth gallery, tells the story of human communication from smoke signals and cannons sounding the

Browse the High St

Step back into the days of bustling high streets to see how people used to shop for groceries, clothing, medicines and

Go back to school

There’s loads to do in the schoolroom – including joining a lesson, or running your own! Sit down at a desk

Play parlour games

In a time before TV, there was more than enough to amuse the whole family – as you’ll see in our lovingly recreated