Events 2020

Our 30th anniversary events programme has been disrupted by the Covid-19 pandemic. From 14th August the museum reopened to the public. A number of the events planned for the anniversary have been postponed. Events for 2020 are listed below. 

Friday 4th September - Sunday 20th December

A Cabinet of Curiosities

A temporary exhibition of some of the weird and wonderful objects in the museum's reserve collection. 

Every Thursday and Sunday, 2pm & 3.30pm (ends 1st November)

Guided tour of the Roman fort

Guided tour of the Roman fort adjacent to the museum. Visitors to the museum can tour the site where the museum's internationally significant collection were discovered by the Senhouse family since the time of Elizabeth I. Museum admission applies. The tours are led by our volunteer guide, numbers are limited and place must be booked at least at least two hours in advance. To book click below -

Book tickets for the guided tours here

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Saturday 24th October - Sunday 20th December

Out and About with Percy Kelly

An exhibition of sketches by local artist Percy Kelly from the museum's reserve collections.

Events may be subject to change