Worcestershire County Museum

Children in Victorian clothes washing clothes in a dolly tub.
baby changing facilities icon Food icon Guided tours icon Shop icon Study area icon Visual disability facilities icon Wheelchair access icon

Worcestershire County Museum is housed in historic Hartlebury Castle, home to the Bishops of Worcester for 1000 years.

Venue Type:

Museum, Castle or defences

Opening hours

10:00am - 5:00pm, Tuesday to Friday 11:00am- 5:00pm, Weekends & Bank Holidays.

Closed Mondays

Admission charges

Adults £4.50
Children & Concessions £2.25 Family Ticket £12 (2+2)

Discounts

  • Museums Association

Collection details

Archaeology, Coins and Medals, Costume and Textiles, Decorative and Applied Art, Land Transport, Social History, Toys and Hobbies

Events details are listed below. You may need to scroll down or click on headers to see them all. For events that don't have a specific date see the 'Resources' tab above.

Stone Masonry

  • 21 October 2017 From 11am *on now

Learn traditional techniques such as pointing with the Worcester Stonemasons.
For more information contact Penelope on 01299 250797 or email activities@hartleburycastle.com

Suitable for

  • 18+

Admission

Workshops are £60 including lunch (subsidised by the HLF).

Website

http://www.museumsworcestershire.org.uk

Hartlebury Halloween

  • 24 — 27 October 2017

Four fun family days of Autumn & Halloween craft activities. You can also carve a pumpkin for your Halloween celebrations….
An additional charge of £2 per child applies for the day's activities, plus a small charge for your pumpkin.

Suitable for

  • Any age
  • Family friendly
  • Especially for children

Admission

Adults £5, Child & Concessions £2.50, under fives free & Family ticket £13.

Website

http://museumsworcestershire.org.uk

The Big Draw-Stars & Lights

  • 25 October 2017 7-9pm

Wednesday 25 October, 7-9pm
Use torches and lights to create light pictures in front of the Castle and join in with a stargazing session.

For more information contact Penelope on 01299 250797 or email activities@hartleburycastle.com

Suitable for

  • Any age

Admission

Tickets must be reserved on 01299 250797 and cost £3 per child

Website

http://www.museumsworcestershire.org.uk

Hartlebury Explorers-The History of Chocolate

  • 18 November 2017 2-4pm

Saturday 18 November, 2-4pm
A fun, family event exploring the history of chocolate, including a chance to taste chocolate recipes from the past.

For more information contact Penelope on 01299 250797 or email activities@hartleburycastle.com

Suitable for

  • Family friendly

Admission

Tickets must be reserved on 01299 250797 and cost £5 per child.

Website

http://www.museumsworcestershire.org.uk

Stained Glass

  • 25 November 2017 11am-4pm

Join artist Frans Wesselman for an introductory day of stained glass decorating and create your own painted glass piece.
For more information contact Penelope on 01299 250797 or email activities@hartleburycastle.com

Suitable for

  • 18+

Admission

Workshops are £60 including lunch (subsidised by the HLF).

Website

http://www.museumsworcestershire.org.uk

Christmas at the Castle

Christmas at the Castle

  • 9 — 10 December 2017 11am-4pm

Join us for a traditional Christmas celebration including Father Christmas in a winter wonderland grotto, carriage rides, seasonal gifts, craft demonstrations, childrens activities and performances by local choirs and musical groups.

Suitable for

  • Any age
  • Family friendly

Where

Worcestershire County Museum Hartlebury

Admission

Adults £5 Children 5+ £2.50 (under 5's free) Family Ticket £13
Additional charge for Father Christmas

Website

http://www.museumsworcestershire.org.uk

Candlelit Christmas

  • 16 December 2017 7-9pm

Saturday 16 December, 7-9pm.
Get in the Christmas spirit at this evening of seasonal festivities. Enjoy listening to carol singers in the candlelit Chapel and to period musicians, A Merrie Noyse, in the medieval Great Hall. Tickets include mince pies and mulled wine.

Suitable for

  • Not suitable for children

Admission

Tickets must be pre-booked on 01299 250416 and cost £12.50, plus a £1 booking fee.

Website

http://www.museumsworcestershire.org.uk

Worcestershire County Museum
Hartlebury Castle
Hartlebury
Kidderminster
Worcestershire
DY11 7XZ
England

Website

www.worcestershire.gov.uk/home/wccindex/wcc-museum-index.htm

E-mail

museum@worcestershire.gov.uk

Telephone

01299 250416

Fax

01299 251890

All information is drawn from or provided by the venues themselves and every effort is made to ensure it is correct. Please remember to double check opening hours with the venue concerned before making a special visit.
advertisement