Our Workhouse Museum site is expanding read more 

Exterior of Workhouse Site Expansion in 2017
Workhouse Museum & Garden

Hard times, vagrants and the poor law unions

Courthouse Museum

Miscreants, magistrates and transportation ...

Prison & Police Museum

Prisoners, peelers and punishment ...

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The Workhouse museum is open 11.00 - 16.00 and the Courthouse and Prison and Police Museums are open 13.00 - 16.00. Come and see whats new! Special opening event 

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Second visit to all three museums and still a very interesting day out for all the family.

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