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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...
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...
Ulverston, Cumbria
This working mill, built in 1835, used to produce millions of wooden bobbins for the Lancashire spinning and weaving industries. Discover how bobbins were made and how they became huge mass product...
Oxford
Visit this interesting museum that has the most magnificent collections of musical instruments in the world. With more than a thousand instruments on display from the Renaissance era through to the...
Liverpool
Book a tour and visit the childhood homes of John Lennon and Sir Paul McCartney and get an insight into their humble beginnings. See ‘Mendips’, the unassuming 1930s house where John Lennon grew up ...
Leyland, Lancashire
Trace the development of vehicle building from the days of horse-drawn buses and steam-powered lorries, right through to the latest turbo-charged and charge-cooled diesel engine trucks. See a fine ...
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...
Maidstone, Kent
If you are a dog lover, then this unique and unusual museum, situated in Leeds Castle, is a must to visit. See a quirky collection of dog collars that span back over five centuries to the 21st cent...
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...
London
If you want to be inspired and surprised then visit this intriguing museum with its Natural History Gallery. It is packed with an amazing collection of taxidermy, skeletons and specimens preserved ...
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...
Presteigne, Powys
Go back to the 1870s and step into the award-winning Judge’s Lodging where you can explore the ‘upstairs and downstairs’ life of Victorian judges, their servants and their criminal guests. Discover...
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