Education and Group Visits

Youth Group Visits

There is always plenty to see and do in our museums! For more information, download our Youth Group Visit Pack or contact our Learning & Access Officer by email at [email protected] or telephone 01765 690799

Click the link on the right hand side to download a visits pack. Included in the pack is a list of permanently available, FREE hands-on activities so that you can gauge how much time you will need  at each museum and what size groups you may need to split into. The Prison & Police Museum, in particular, has small spaces (cells!) and we recommend 10 or less per group, each with a leader.


Guided activities may be available midweek by prior arrangement: Availability is limited and will depend on what other activities are taking place and on availability of staff. Please ask us about:
Workhouse: schoolroom, rag rugging, role-play, granny’s cures
Prison and Police Museum: guided tour
Courthouse: acting out a historic court case

Prices dependant upon numbers and museums visited

"Staff are absolutely fantastic! Really knowledgeable and engaged the Scouts well"

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Did you know?

Our building housed vagrants or tramps for 2 nights at a time; they could not return for 30 days.

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