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Events at County Museum at Hartlebury

Hartlebury Castle’s History as a WWI Voluntary Aid Detachment Hospital: 'A Happy Convalescence'

A WWI nurse's uniform
  • Date: 12th March 2016 - 01st March 2018
  • Every day
  • Time: 10:00 - 17:00
  • Location: County Museum at Hartlebury
  • Cost: Adults £5, Seniors £2.50, Children (aged 5-16) £2.50, Family Ticket £13 (admits 2 adults & 2 children)

Stories of fun, friendship and romance that offered a brief respite from the front lines for injured soldiers sent to recover at Hartlebury Castle Hospital.

The exhibition will feature real objects from the trenches, including gas masks, cigarettes and even a surgeon's kit used at the front. The exhibition has been curated from Museum Worcestershire’s collection along with loans from George Marshall Medical Museum, The Mercian Regiment Museum and from local people.

A Happy Convalescence, is part of the Worcestershire World War One Hundred project.

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The County Museum at Hartlebury closes Mondays.

Please visit the County Museum at Hartlebury page for opening information

Father's Day

  • Date: 18th June 2017
  • Time: 11:00 - 4:00
  • Location: County Museum at Hartlebury
  • Cost: Adults £5, Conc & Children £2.50, Family ticket £13 & under fives free.

All Dad's admitted free (Dad's must be accompanied by a paying child of any age).

Dig It!

archaeology

Dig It!

  • Date: 16th July 2017
  • Time: 11:00 - 4:00
  • Location: County Museum at Hartlebury
  • Cost: Adults £5, Conc & Children £2.50, Family ticket £13 & under fives free.

Hands on activities including sand pit exploration, metal detecting, microscope identification and fossil fun, as part of the national Festival of Archaeology.

Summer Fun

castles

Battles & Sieges

  • Date: 01st August 2017 - 03rd August 2017
  • Every day
  • Time: 10:30 - 16:00
  • Location: County Museum at Hartlebury
  • Cost: Admission costs are Adults £5, Seniors £2.50, Children (aged 5-16) £2.50, Family Ticket £13 (admits 2 adults & 2 children). Additional £2 per child to join in the day's activities.

Wk 1-Battles & Sieges. Our Summer Fun continues on Tuesdays, Wednesdays & Thursdays throughout August. Each day will include a themed trail, craft activities and interactive fun.

An additional charge of £2 per child applies for the day's activities.

Summer Fun

Darcy

nature Rangers

  • Date: 08th August 2017 - 10th August 2017
  • Every day
  • Time: 10:30 - 16:00
  • Location: County Museum at Hartlebury
  • Cost: Admission costs are Adults £5, Seniors £2.50, Children (aged 5-16) £2.50, Family Ticket £13 (admits 2 adults & 2 children). Additional £2 per child to join in the day's activities.

Wk 2- Nature Rangers Tuesdays, Wednesdays & Thursdays throughout August. Each day will include a themed trail, craft activities and interactive fun.

An additional charge of £2 per child applies for the day's activities.

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