Upcoming events

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Bradwell Windmill: next open day 30 July

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

Victorian Weekend, 1-2 July 2017

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

Motors at the Museum: next event July 20

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

1940s Weekend, 2-3 September 2017

See two of the stars of WW2 on the ground and in the air at our annual tribute to the

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