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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 century.

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News and Events

Heritage Open Days 2014 - Wartime Schooldays

Thursday 11th – Sunday 14th September Late opening Thursday until 8.00pm
To commemorate the centenary of the First World War we have created an new display using the Church School Log Books to chronicle the progress of the War as it touched on the lives of schoolchildren. The School Log Book along with other objects reveal much about life on the home front and the War. Plus our Classroom has been decorated to look as it would have been in 1914.
On Saturday afternoon (13th September) there will be some wartime music on the classroom piano!

Wilderspin National School Annual Handwriting Awards

Saturday 27th September Sponsored by MD Signs. 
Winning entries on display throughout the autumn, and a chance for families to experience and share their memories of dip pens and blotters!

The Big Draw 2014 - Playground Art

Thursday 2nd October – Sunday 2nd November
Add your mark to our growing pavement artwork in chalk.

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