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 17 May!

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

Lawnmower Club, May 20

Enjoy a close shave and the delightful smell of clipped grass when The Old Lawnmower Club holds its annual rally

Look at Life, 26th – 27th May 2018

Go wild at the museum for our hugely popular Look at Life weekend. Free attractions over the weekend are likely to

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