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Tour Behind the Scenes

Past Events

January 2020 Date TBA

Come and see behind the locked doors!!

$10.00 each. Tours start at 11am and 2pm.

In January 2020, we will be holding tours behind the locked doors of the Museum.  The tour will take 30 minutes and will include a cuppa at the end.

Numbers are limited

Children must be accompanied by an adult and be over the age of 6.



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What’s the point of museums?

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