Learn how people used to celebrate Christmas

3rd – 4th December

Traditional Christmas eventA special Christmas event

A special Christmas weekend opening. Come and find out a little about how Christmas was celebrated in the past and see some of the Museum’s historic buildings traditionally decorated for Christmas.

There will be a small artisan Christmas market and the Museum’s shop will be full of handmade products made by local crafts people including jewellery, candles, preserves and gin – perfect for a bit of Christmas shopping!

  • Meet costumed inhabitants in our buildings
  • Learn about how Christmas was celebrated in the past
  • Do a bit of Christmas shopping at our small Christmas market
  • Take part in a Children’s craft activity
  • Make some festive candles (additional charge)
  • Listen to some festive storytelling
  • See the blacksmith working in the forge

Standard admission rates apply. Free admission for annual pass holders.

*Activities are subject to change