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History Craft Workshops at the Museum

Want to help your pupils get more creative whilst learning more about your history topic? We have just the thing!

In these workshops, we use objects from the Museum’s collections as inspiration for a craft project which your pupils take home as a unique souvenir of their visit.

Workshop topics currently include:

Toy Making

Stone Age Jewellery

Bronze Age Beakers

Roman Mosaics

Anglo Saxon Braiding and Weaving

Anglo Saxon Embroidery

Tudor Stained Glass

Victorian Embroidery

World War One: Princess Mary Boxes

World War Two: Make Do and Mend

World War Two: Dig for Victory


Workshops are available Tuesday to Friday and run between 10am to 11:30am, and cost £4.50 per student. They can be adapted for all Key Stages.

Keep up to date with what is going on at the Museum!


Usual opening hours:

Tuesday to Fridays, 11am to 5pm
Saturdays, 10am to 4pm.


We are closed on Sundays and Mondays, including Bank Holidays

We will open at:
– 2pm pm on Friday 17 May
– 1pm on Saturday 18 May
– apologies for any inconvenience!

We will be closed:
– from 2pm on 23 May 2024, as we will be hosting a private event



Every day the Museum is open, we post on our social media accounts – follow us to find out more about our exhibitions, collections and what goes on behind the scenes


Using  objects from the Museum’s handling collection, learn more about the history of the local area and have a go at arts and craft activities!