Blog

07 November 2012

Shadows of the City.

Explore the darker side of Ripon’s history at Ripon’s Museums Museum this half term. The Prison & Police Museum, Workhouse and Courthouse Museums all remember the harrowing stories of those who have passed through their doors...

Experience the Workhouse by candlelight on Halloween and meet some of its ghostly inmates, finishing with a spooky story around the fire.

But it’s not all gloom! The museums also celebrate light at half term - experience the thrill of the Victorian Magic Lantern Show with its clever changing pictures and beautiful patterns. Children can also make moving shadow puppets and perform their own live show.

 

Posted under:

Share:

Tweets

Follow us: @RiponMuseums

Great to see you too, we can't wait to get our #npo work with @ace_thenorth up and running soon twitter.com/SueJMackay/sta…

23 Feb

Just 2 days left, apply now or forever hold your peace (until the next vacancy!!!!) Come help us make 2018 a year t… twitter.com/i/web/status/9…

21 Feb

At @RiponMuseums about to give a talk on Juvenile Crime: pic.twitter.com/SKHfgUVR4v

17 Feb

Come & play! #gameon at the Workhouse Museum is open now! #handheld #toys #history pic.twitter.com/pUa8VClxnl

20 Feb