Wisbech & Fenland Museum

The original manuscript of Great Expectations is generally available to view the first Saturday of the month in the Museum's library. 

As part of the Summer at the Museums event, the Museum is holding the following events. The events are part of wider programme of events running throughout the Summer holidays.

www.museums.cam.ac.uk/summer

Saxon Wisbech

Wed 26 July 2017

Travel back in time and discover Saxon Wisbech. Dress up as a Saxon and see replica objects that would have been used. Make a warrior-style helmet, write your name in runes and have a go at traditional spinning.

10.30 am - 2.30 pm, All ages, 50p per child, drop-in.

Birds in Fenland

Wed 9 Aug 2017

Find out about the Fenland's feathery friends. Make your own barn owl pencil holder, a model swan or duck collage.

10.30 am - 2.30 pm, All ages, 50p per child, drop-in.

Museum Sunday with the Cambridge Museum of Zoology

Sun 13 Aug 2017

Join experts from the Museum of Zoology as they help you discover more about the wildlife of the local Fens. Enjoy hands-on activities and crafts, and find out more about the animals that make Cambridgeshire their home. This one-off event is part of a regular line-up of Museum's Sunday openings taking place between 30 July and 3 September. Enjoy talks, tours and more.

12 - 4 pm, All ages, Free (donations welcome), drop-in.

Mexico

Wed 23 Aug 2017

Discover Mexico without having to board a plane. Make your own Aztec mask and a Mexican-style plate.

10.30 am - 2.30 pm, All ages, 50p per child, drop-in.

The Museum offers a year round programme of exhibitions, events and activities inspired by the collections.

We aim to cater for visitors of all ages and interests.

If you have any suggestions for future exhibitions do get in touch with us. Our email is info@wisbechmuseum.org.uk

Details of events and exhibitions can be found on our Blog, but if you would like to join our mailing list (email info@wisbechmuseum.org.uk). (Please specify if you would like to join the Adult, or Children's/Family, mailing list).