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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

Free Entry for Mother's Day at the County Museum

A Victorian red brick castle-style building with spring flowers and a blue sky overhead
  • Date: 26th March 2017
  • Time: 11:00 - 17:00
  • Location: County Museum at Hartlebury
  • Cost: Adult-£5, Concess & Children-£2.50, Family Ticket-£13 & under fives are free

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

Museum Alive

3 Children enjoying creative clay activities
  • Date: 11th April 2017 - 13th April 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.

Easter Holidays. Children's craft activities and games exploring themes from the museum collections..

Museum Alive

5 costumed people in Victorian servant's clothes

Museum Alive

  • Date: 17th April 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 Meet a host of costumed characters including the Scullery Maid, WW1 Nurse, Farmer, and Nursery Maid, who will be bringing the museum rooms and collections to life!

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

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