Things to do > Talks, Tours & Demonstrations

Every day of the season you can join a talk, tour or demonstration with a member of our knowledgeable museum team – a great way to bring the museum to life.

INTRO TALK (DAILY – 15 mins) – 11.15am

Meet by the What’s On board

AFTERNOON TOURS and Demo’s (Approx 45 mins) – 2.15pm

 

EAST ANGLIAN HIGH STREET (TUESDAY)

Meet by the What’s On board

Explore the Victorian School Room into the 19th Century shop displays. Can you recognise any of the collection?

 

Sheepdog training (Wednesday)

Meet by the Settling House

Meet Taff, our Border Collie Sheepdog as he gets put through his paces, learning and practicing the skills required to work with our sheep (subject to staff availability)

 

CROWE STREET COTTAGES (THURSDAY)

Meet by the What’s On board

The Grade 2 listed, 18th Century Cottages were built to house Abbot’s Hall estate farm workers. Delve into the lives of the last tenants as they worked for the Longe family in the big house.

Numbers limited due to the buildings historic nature – book on the day in the Tourist Information Centre

 

HOME LIFE (FRIDAY)

Meet by the What’s On board

Travel back in time through the 1950s to the late 1890s period room displays in our ex-RAF hut

 

ALTON WATER MILL (SATURDAY)

Meet by the ground floor entrance to the Watermill

Discover how the 18th Century Mill, Cottage, Cart Lodge and Privy moved from Stutton

 

CROWE STREET COTTAGES (SUNDAY)

Meet by the What’s On board

The Grade 2 listed, 18th Century Cottages were built to house Abbot’s Hall estate farm workers. Delve into the lives of the last tenants as they worked for the Longe family in the big house.

Numbers limited due to the buildings historic nature – book on the day in the Tourist Information Centre

 

Tours are included in your admission to the Museum