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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

Teddy Tours - part of National Family Week

Saturday 24th May – Sunday 1st June
Borrow one of our lonely teddy bears who will tour the school with you.  Bring the family – they might learn something too! Bring your camera or smartphone to take some pictures too. Price: £2 (£1.50 when you bring your own teddy).
Stop press - Teddy tours to be extended until 27th June due to popular demand

Retro Classroom Craft for Kids

Thursday 24th July, 1.00pm-3.00pm
Everything from rag rugs to peg dolls – each Thursday during the summer holidays children aged 5-13 can try out one of several crafts their parents or grandparents will recall. Come back each week to try a different craft. £2 per single session or £1.50 per multiple sessions. Children under 8 must be accompanied by an adult.
Tel (01652) 635172 to book.

Retro Classroom Craft for Kids

Thursday 31st July, 1.00pm-3.00pm
Weekly craft sessions for children. See 24th July for details. Booking recommended to avoid disappointment.

School Safari

Thursday 31st July - Sunday 31st August
There’s no need to travel all the way to Africa – come to the School instead to enjoy our animal safari. Spot the wild animals hiding around the School and learn more about them just as children did back in Mr Wilderspin’s time.

Retro Classroom Craft for Kids

Thursday 7th August, 1.00pm-3.00pm
Weekly craft sessions for children. See 24th July for details. Booking recommended to avoid disappointment.

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