This activity day will help your group understand the Victorian’s domestic life, from their school days to household chores.
Choose up to three of the activities listed below.
Activity 1 – Household Chores
Explore our Victorian period White Cottage and experience everyday domestic duties of the Victorians. Let your group get hands-on with making the bed, beating the rugs, scrubbing steps and making toast.
Activity 2 – Wash Day
Spend time working in the wash-house using the different laundry equipment used by the Victorians.
Activity 3 – School Room
Let your group impress the teacher with their handwriting using slate boards and ink pens in our Victorian classroom.
Activity 4 – Rag Rugs
Learn how to rag rug and make a small piece to take away.
Activity 5 – Toys (self-led)
Play with traditional Victorian toys including hoops, skipping ropes, spinning tops, flick books, whip and tops, cup and balls and marbles
Activity 6 – Handling box (self-led)
Get hands-on and explore real and replica Victorian objects by making use of the museum’s handling box onsite and included in the activity day cost.
Cost – £5.50 per child (excluding VAT)