Where can you meet a Mummy from Ancient Egypt, hear a Shirley Bassey hit, and come face to face with a Ganges crocodile? Bagshaw Museum brings together fasinating objects from all over the world, in the magnificient Victorian gothic setting of 'Woodlands' a former mill owners house set in Wilton Park.
Museum, Garden, parklands or rural site
12noon-4pm on Saturday and Sunday and Tuesday to Thursday during local school holidays.
Fire regulations in the Victorian building mean that there are restrictions on the use of prams and pushchairs indoors. Please contact the museum for further details and any other access information that will help you to plan your visit.
Word & Image: The Illustrators
- 28 January 2018 2-3:30pm
- 18 February 2018 2-3:30pm
Lecture series: Simon Poë talks about 19th and 20th Century British artists from Tenniel, who worked for Punch and illustrated Alice in Wonderland, to Beardsley and giants of the ‘golden age’ such as Rackham and Dulac, and beyond.
V For Victory
- 11 February 2018 2-4pm
An uplifting new presentation about life on the home front in World War One.
V is for vegetables – learn more about the life of a Land Army gal, and the hard work involved in running a wartime household on limited rations
V is for Valiant - celebrating the work of the Women's Institute
V is for the Vote – what was it like to vote for the first time ever?
V is for Victory – celebrations, jubilations, fears for the future and new hopes
Tickets £12.50 booking essential on 01924 324765
Half Term Activities
- 20 February 2018 11am-1pm, 2-4pm
Be inspired by the objects on display and get creative with our bird themed children’s activities and crafts. Don’t forget to stop and say hello to Snowy the Snowy Owl.
£2 per session. All ages welcome. No booking required
Easter Crafts and Egg Hunt
- 31 March 2018 12-4pm
Come along to Bagshaw Museum for an afternoon of Easter crafts and an egg hunt around the Museum.
£2. All ages welcome. No booking required