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Opening Hours Thurs - Sun 11am to 3pm

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.

School Girl

News and Events

This Boy – with Hull and Hessle MP Alan Johnson

Friday 13 February, 7.30pm
Drawing on his widely acclaimed autobiography, This Boy, Alan Johnson shares moving childhood memories of growing up and going to school in the slums of west London.  The former Home Secretary and Labour MP has been awarded the Ondaatje Prize for the book that best evokes the spirit of a place.

Tickets: £12 can be booked by telephone (01652) 635172 or by calling in at the School Museum Thursday - Sunday.  Proceeds from the event will help with further restoration of the School.

Alan Johnson

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