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Curriculum Links: Changes in an aspect of social history. Local history study.
These self led activities will allow your pupils to explore the site and gain a greater understanding of Ripon's workhouse system and will let them debate how fair it was.
Let the courtroom come to life! Your pupils will take on the roles of judge, solicitor, defendants and jury to decide a verdict and debate what punishments should be given.
Explore our law and order collections with our 'police officer' to discover Ripon's unusual history of policing and it's criminal past. Hands on and pupil participation required!
These self led activities will allow your pupils to explore the museum and gain a greater understanding of Ripon's involvement in the history of law and order.
Please download our Education Programme from this page and contact our Learning & Access Officer to discuss your needs and book on: 01765 690799 or email [email protected]
Vagrants were still housed here in the 1960s; many local people still remember them sitting on the wall outside waiting to be let in.