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 and many impressive watercolours created by the local artist, Albert Sorby Buxton.
This small museum packed with information also has a great interactive game called ‘How green are you?’ Children will love playing this activity while learning how eco-friendly they are!
The whole family are guaranteed to enjoy a few hours here and afterwards children can visit the small gift shop on site and buy a pocket-money gift as a souvenir.
Did you know? This child friendly museum was originally called the ‘Tin Tabernacle’ and the collections were donated to the museum by a wealthy natural historian William Bailey in 1903, but the museum was moved to the present building in 1938.
Opening Times: Monday to Saturday, 10am-5pm (except Bank Holidays).
Costs: Free Admission