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At Thinktank you will find four floors of hands-on exhibits and historical collections that will amaze and inspire you, showing you the science of the world all around us. From galleries and exhibitions to an exciting programme of events and activities, there is something for everyone to enjoy.
The education team for the Warwickshire Museum and the County Record Office, Heritage Education provides information, advice, talks, activities and workshops for children and adults using the museum and archive collections.
Magnificent landscape park restored to its former glory. Croome was 'Capability' Brown's first complete landscape, making his reputation and establishing a new style of garden design which became universally adopted over the next 50 years. The elegant park buildings and other structures are mostly by Robert Adam and James Wyatt. There are miles of walks through lakeside gardens, shrubberies and parkland. Come and enjoy fun events for all the family. Events may need to be pre booked contact us for more information.
Imposing Tudor house set in beautiful gardens with a fascinating collection of Catholic treasures. Coughton Court has been the home of the Throckmorton family since they built it around 1530. It holds a unique place in English history with its close connections with the Gunpowder plot of 1605. The house stands in 25 acres of grounds containing some of the most breathtaking gardens in the country. Great family day out with children's trail and activities throughout the year. For more information please tel. our information line 01789 762435/01789 400777.
Roman Alcester is an exciting new exhibition interpreting and displaying objects from Alcester's Roman past. Alcester is one of the most investigated Roman small towns in the country, with over 100 archaeological digs in the last 80 years. Recent excavations have revealed much about the area of the Roman town which would have been outside the boundary wall built in the 3rd century AD. Come to Roman Alcester and find out what life was like there in Roman times between the 1st and 4th centuries AD. Look into a reconstruction of an archaeological dig. Handle and sort real Roman finds. See the amazing array of Roman objects found in Alcester. Meet the characters in Roman Alcester's market place and listen to their stories. Go back in time - try on a Roman tunic! Discover more about Alcester before and after the Roman period. Admission to Roman Alcester is free!
Wardown Park Museum is situated in a beautiful landscaped park around one and a half miles north from the centre of Luton.
Visit the John Dony Field Centre for displays and information about Luton's Countryside sites.
Luton's Stockwood Park Museum is undergoing a £6m transformation thanks to a £3.7m cash injection from the Heritage Lottery Fund (HLF), along with the recent award of £1.2m objective 2 European funding and funding from other generous external supporters.
Set in 175 acres of natural parkland and boasting 21 buildings of major historic importance, the site mixes fascinating history, exciting science and beautiful surroundings to produce a magical day out for all.
The Museum was established in 1989 by Cannock Chase District Council as a Museum serving the Chase area, and seeks to increase access to Culture and Heritage within the Cannock District which includes Cannock, Hednesford and Rugeley. Entrance to the Museum is free. Temporary exhibitions and special events throughout the year complement the museums permanent galleries which include: Miners Cottage local History Gallery Toys & Games (Past and Present) Underground, Overground 1940's Room
Open 7 days a week- Easter to October 11am-5pm
October- Easter we are open Mon-Fri 11am-4pm