Upcoming events

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Bradwell Windmill: next open day 25 June

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: next event May 18th

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

Lawnmower Day, 21 May 2017

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

Look at Life, 27-28 May 2017

Go wild at the museum for our hugely popular Look at Life weekend. Free attractions over the weekend include: ♣ fascinating

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