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Opening Hours Thurs - Sun 10am to 4pm

Welcome to the Wilderspin National School


The school is a family-friendly museum that welcomes visitors of all ages to experience a slice school life in a bygone age.

Located in Barton-upon-Humber, the school museum offers, through role-play, hands-on exhibits and talks, an authentic and memorable experience of teaching in the 19th and 20th centuries.

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News and Events

Victorian Christmas Craft Fair

Saturday 29th November. 10.00am – 6.00pm
Visit our traditional craft fair. Explore the origins of some of our Christmas traditions and sample the delights of our Christmas Crafts and second hand book stall. There will be childrens workshops and Santa with his special Christmas stockings. Warm refreshments will be served as usual in Scholars coffee shop.
Admission Free

Classroom Christmas

Thursday 4th December – Friday 19th December
Children from local schools and youth groups, as well as families visiting the School Museum, have been busy. Add your decoration to the display – transforming the Museum’s school rooms into a winter wonderland!
Admission Free

Click here to read All our Stories, a HLF Funded project to lean more about the esteemed founder of our school Samuel Wilderspin