Worcestershire County Museum

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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 £9.00
Children- £5 & Concessions £8 Family Ticket £25 (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

Exhibition details are listed below, you may need to scroll down to see them all.
A Happy Convalescence

A Happy Convalescence

  • 2 May 2016 — 23 December 2018 *on now

Discover the stories of fun, friendship and romance that offered a brief respite
from the frontlines for injured soldiers sent to recover at Hartlebury Castle Hospital. Piece together the journeys of the ill and injured from the battlefield to ‘Blighty’ and back again. Meet the determined Worcestershire women who nursed them back to health.
Part of the Worcestershire World War One Hundred project, funded by Heritage Lottery Fund.

Suitable for

  • Any age

Admission

Adults £9, Concessions £8, Children £5, Family Ticket £25, under fives are free

Website

http://www.museumsworcestershire.org.uk

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.

Murder Mystery-Stirctly Charleston

  • 17 November 2018 6:30-10pm *on now

It's 1927 and the hottest dance craze from over the pond has even reached the sleepy village of Hartlebury. The Castle will be hosting its first Charleston competition, attended by the great and the good of the county and beyond. But not everyone is there for the dancing, someone has murder on their mind

Suitable for

  • 18+
  • Not suitable for children

Where

Worcestershire County Museum Hartlebury

Admission

Tickets are £39 to include a three-course meal. Tickets must be pre-booked on 01299 250416

Christmas at the Castle

Christmas at the Castle

  • 8 — 9 December 2018 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

Adult £9, Concess £8, Child £5, Family ticket £25 & under fives free

Website

http://www.museumsworcestershire.org.uk

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

Website

http://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.
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