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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

All the Fun at the Circus

  • Date: 29th May 2017
  • Time: 11:00 - 16:00
  • Location: County Museum at Hartlebury
  • Cost: Adult-£5, Concess & Children-£2.50, Family Ticket-£13 & under fives are free.

Bank Holiday Monday. Try your hand at circus skills including juggling, spinning plates and stilt walking, make a paper tiger and design a clown's mask.

All the Fun at the Circus

May Half Term

Cirus Skills

  • Date: 30th May 2017 - 01st June 2017
  • Every day
  • Time: 10:30 - 16:00
  • Location: County Museum at Hartlebury
  • Cost: Adult-£5, Concess & Children-£2.50, Family Ticket-£13 & under fives are free.

Enjoy circus themed craft activities and a museum explorer trail. An additional charge of £2 per child applies for the day's activities. Tues-Thurs

Heritage Open Days - Behind the Scenes Tour

people at store
  • Date: 08th September 2017
  • Time: 11:00 - 15:30
  • Location: County Museum at Hartlebury
  • Cost: Free Entry

Join a free behind the scenes tours of our fascinating Museum Collections Centre and discover more of the treasures we care for. Tours at 11am, 12.30pm and 2pm, to book your place call 01299 250416

Book in advance to enjoy a free behind-the-scenes tour of our fascinating Museum Collections Centre and discover more of the treasures we care for.

Tours at 11am, 12.30pm and 2pm, to book your place call 01299 250416. Places are limited and the stores can only be visited on the tours.

Tours meet at the County Museum at Hartlebury Castle but participants will have to make their own way to the collections centre, a few miles down the road from the castle. The Collections Centre is a working museum store, if you have any access or mobility requirements, please let us know when you book.


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