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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

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.

Raise the Roof - Taiko DrummingTaiko Drumming Ensemble

Monday 30 March, 2pm
Taiko is Japanese ensemble drumming and this is your chance to have a go and make a noise!  You’ll learn how to perform drumming patterns, choreograph movements and shout. It’s powerful and exciting! These sessions are for children 8 years old and upwards, and they last two hours. This is a community project funded by the local Music Hub.
Free. (Wilderspin Centre – Citadel. Comfortable clothing and sensible footwear required; and bring a drink too). Places are limited so booking is recommended email info@humbertaiko.org  or visit www.humbertaiko.org.

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