Museum temporarily closed due to corona virus outbreak

Open Tuesday-Sunday 10.00 a.m to 4.30 p.m
(Plus ALL Bank Holiday Mondays)

Latest News

Many changes have taken place at the museum since its foundation in 1983. More recently, the major refurbishment of the building now enables us to remain open throughout the year and to provide more facilities for local  community involvement.

Latest News – 05/06/2019

A special visit by HRH Prince Edward, Duke of Kent who admires the exhibits and chats with members of staff …

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Latest News – 08/05/2019

The transformation of the museum has been hugely successful. The bright new entrance hall is a welcoming place which leads …

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Latest News – 05/01/2019

The museum re-opens on Saturday 26th January following a long refurbishment programme which has seen major alterations taking place. The …

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Latest News – 02/12/2018

We are moving closer to announcing a date for re-opening the museum. New interactive consoles and a specially designed Lorry …

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Latest News – 01/10/2018

We are sorry to disappoint all those who have been waiting for an announcement of a confirmed re-opening date. The …

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Latest News – 12/08/2018

Contractors working both inside and outside the museum are making good progress. The following pictures give an idea of repairs and alterations …

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Museum temporarily closed. However, orders for archive photos can be made on-line