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York
Learn about a year on a farm and see how a farmer changes his work patterns through the seasons, using extreme human effort and lots of machinery. It is a real eye-opener. You will also see many it...
Mansfield, Nottinghamshire
Learn interesting facts about the social and industrial history of Mansfield through fascinating artefacts and old photographs. You will also see a significant collection of 18th-century porcelain ...
York
Witness sea monsters, two-metre tall birds, Viking and Roman treasures and walk on authentic Roman mosaic flooring. See Iron Age and Gothic gold jewellery, and many other fascinating artefacts span...
Ripon
Experience the grim atmosphere of this museum that has been deliberately set out so visitors can get a sense of what life was really like in this Victorian workhouse. Start in the waiting room wher...
Ripon
Walk into this 17th-century building and be greeted by a stern-looking policeman dressed in a closed-neck tunic. You will immediately sense how the atmosphere was back then. Head to the first floor...
Ripon, Yorkshire
Walk around this elegant Georgian building that was once the Magistrate’s Court and learn what happened in a courtyard in the 1800s. Be amazed as you learn about men and women who were fined and s...
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Kirkstall, Leeds
Dress up in Victorian clothes and take a trip back in time as you stroll along recreated Victorian streets with quirky shops, a traditional public house, a school room and an undertakers. Children ...
Styal, Cheshire
This mill has been superbly restored by the National Trust and boasts a large estate, which was built in 1784 by the mill’s original owner, Samuel Gregg. Discover the gripping story of the mill wor...
Hull
Step aboard this permanently moored lightship which guided ships safely through the River Humber for almost 50 years. Imagine its light shining and its fog horn sounding loudly in treacherous water...
Bideford, Devon
Charles Kingsley, a 19th century social reformer and novelist, gave a perfect description of this beautiful village: “Suddenly a hot gleam of sunlight fell upon the white cottages, with their...
Bideford, Devon
Step inside a lovely quaint cottage, with its charming tiny kitchen, and learn how a Clovelly fisherman and his wife lived in the 1930s. Immerse yourself in the past as you see simple cottage furni...
Bideford, Devon
Enter this interesting museum and see the famous 19th century social reformer and novelist Charles Kingsley sitting at his desk writing a letter to his bride-to-be. Kingsley wrote ‘The Water ...
Porlock, Minehead
Visit this impressive small 15th century building and museum that once would have been a prestigious dwelling. See superb oak-beamed ceilings, gothic windows and fine stone fireplaces. Imagine what...
Williton, Somerset
Walk into an atmospheric 18th century water mill and enjoy looking at thousands of ordinary and extraordinary objects that were used in homes from the naughty Nineties to the swinging Sixties. See ...
Gosport, Hampshire
Visit this wonderful museum and see the HMS Alliance, a fourteen ‘A’ class submarine built for service in the Far East during WW2. It is the centrepiece of the museum and an official memorial to th...
Cambridge
This museum is the oldest of the University of Cambridge’s museums and is responsible for the care of approximately two million specimens from around the world. Walk through the museum and be part ...
Hull, Yorkshire
Have fun and follow a pavement lined with A to Z fish and explore the historic old town of Hull at the same time. See a ‘plaice’ in the market place, an ‘electric eel’ outsi...
Sheffield
At this wonderful water-powered workshop, dating back to the 1500s, you will see fascinating machinery and a restored waterwheel in action. The cast and wrought iron wheel, with its height of 5.5 m...
Boston
This six-storey windmill, built in 1877, is one of the few six-sailed mills remaining in England. It is 74 feet and 3 inches tall, but its slender tower and the flat landscape in which it stands gi...
Southampon
This is an amazing museum that showcases the history of aviation in Southampton and the Solent area, the birthplace and home of the Spitfire. Walk around this spacious museum and witness 18 aircraf...
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