British Schools Museum
There are guided tours by experienced guides, a family trail for younger people - try dressing up as a Victorian child and going back to a school of long ago. We are a hands-on museum - try writing in a sand tray or on a slate; try dipping your pen into an inkwell; or try your hand with our early toys, games and puzzles. It's a great place for grandparents to reminisce with grandchildren - and vice versa! And for prebooked groups, we can arrange a Victorian lesson with a suitably strict and appropriately attired schoolma'am The British Schools Museum is operated by: The Hitchin British Schools Trust The Hitchin British Schools Trust is a company limited by guarantee and a registered charity. Registered Office 41/42 Queen Street, Hitchin, Herts SG4 9TS. Registered in England No 2576495. The Trust is a Registered Charity No 1010345
You will find The British Schools Museum in Queen Street, Hitchin (road number B656)
Our Victorian benefactors unfortunately did not foresee the need for car parking on our site! They built a playground instead, which can accommodate one or two cars for passengers with disabilities; we request that you to telephone in advance to discuss your needs. Nearby 'pay and display' car parks include: Cars only: Queen Street and adjacent Portmill Lane near to St Mary's Church - 3 to 5 minutes from the British Schools Museum. Cars and Coaches: Woodside in Walsworth Road, a continu
Most children love to help in the kitchen, whether it is preparing a whole meal or baking some tasty treats. We have lots of yummy recipes that the children can help with, and that the whole family can then enjoy eating. Click here to take a look at our recipe section for mealtime inspiration and cheeky goodies to try with the family this summer!!!
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It’s set to be a grand day out for the whole family!