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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

Every Word Counts

Thursday 5 – 26 March, 7pm – 9m
Four weeks creative writing course led by local writer Sue Wilsea.
Fee: £28 Tel. 07985 377539 or (01652) 660413 or email sue@suewilsea.co.uk

Creative Writing 

Sing with a Swing Tuesday

Tuesday 24th March, 2pm
Enjoy a sing-along over afternoon tea (and a dance if the urge takes you! ) with music from the 1920s-40s.  Cost: £3

Sing with a Swing

Table Top and Book Sale

Saturday 28 March, 11am – 3pm
White elephants, small domestic items and books on sale – as part of fund raising for further restoration of the School.
Telephone (01652) 635172 to reserve your table to recycle your unwanted bric-a-brac.

Book and Table Top Sale

Easter Eggcitement

Saturday 28 March – Sunday 12 April
It’s back – our 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.

Palm Sunday Easter Concert

tbc Sunday 29th March New County Choir concert in the Wilderspin Room.

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