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 and try writing on a slate as Victorian children used to do; find out how schoolteachers used finger stocks, back boards and the dreaded cane to keep order in the classroom; ring the school bell; and compare the schoolbooks of yesterday’s students with school today.
“This museum is a gem. Fascinating, Interactive, Unexpected. My 5 year old daughter went on a school trip and talked about nothing else until we went back so should could show us around.” Matt P
Step back into the days of bustling high streets to see how people used to shop for groceries, clothing, medicines and
Four days each year when you can sample all the delights of the museum without paying a penny! We’ve been