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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

Easter Eggcitement

Saturday 5th – Sunday 20th April
An Easter hunt with a difference – for all the family to enjoy!  Grab a basket then hunt for clues to test your family’s eggcyclopaedic knowledge in the School Library. Fun for the eggheads in the family. Price to shell out: £2 per basket.

Victorian Magic Lantern Show - in partnership with Barton Civic Society

Friday 18th April, 7.30pm
All the drama of this popular Victorian entertainment.  Marvel at  animated images – in blazing colour, and rare photographs of popular beauty spots from around the region accompanied by the lively and entertaining  commentary of Magic Lantern Society projectionist, Andrew Gill. Ticket prices, including refreshments: £7; Civic Society members, concessions & children £5; Family (2 children+2 adults) £15. Booking recommended.

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