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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...
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 ...
Dudley
Discover how a working-class family over a century ago ran a small lock-making business in the back of their own house in the town of Willenhall. The town has been famous for lock-making since the ...
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...
Cambridge
Have fun at this hands-on computer museum and learn about the dawn of the Information Age, also known as the Computer Age, Digital Age or New Media Age. Explore the historical, social and cultural ...
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 ...
Greenhead, Cumbria
This spacious museum is an authentic and dramatic tribute to Rome’s extraordinary military legacy. Walk along three galleries and step into the life of a Roman soldier and experience how it was on ...
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...
Ely, Cambridgeshire
Visit the only museum in the UK that is dedicated to stained glass and get an insight into the fascinating history of this art form that has been practised in Britain for over thirteen hundred year...
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 ...
Allerford, Somerset
Get an insight into the lives of local tradesmen, farmers and grandparents over the centuries in this informal and relaxed museum, housed in an old school built in 1821. Walk around themed areas wh...
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...
Dumfries, Dumfries and Galloway
Savings Banks Museum is the birthplace of the world savings bank movement. Visit this 200-year old cottage and take a step back in time A world first! In May 1810, the Reverend Henry Duncan opened ...
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