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Prices Between FREE to £12.50 Halloween Spectacular Our ‘Halloween Spectacular’ is back on Friday 26th October. Bring the family for an unforgettable, unmissable evening of spooky fun for all ages in the unique and...

Our ‘Halloween Spectacular’ is back on Friday 26th October. Bring the family for an unforgettable, unmissable evening of spooky fun for all ages in the unique and atmospheric setting of the Museum’s historic buildings and woods. Entry at 5pm or 6pm.

Earlybird prices until 30th September 2018. Annual Pass holders will need to bring their valid Annual Pass with them on the night.

Limited tickets.

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Prices Between FREE to £9.50 Home Educators Day - War Time 5th November 2018 Home Educators Day

Special War Time themed Home Education Day

We invite you and your children to take part in our special informal learning activities linking to WW1 history and events leading up to the centenary commemorations.

There will be a series of drop-in and timed sessions on the day to:

  • Visit our restored and renovated WWI Nissen hut
  • Try on replica military and medical uniforms
  • Investigate the social history and personal stories of local people linked to the Chilterns, some of our buildings and locality and meet some of the volunteers who researched these poignant and pertinent stories.
  • Discover the history and design & technology behind the Nissen hut
  • Create your own war arts and crafts in Skippings Barn –  including campaign medals and peg planes
  • Contribute to our Silhouette soldier collage
  • Meet members of the Celfunde organisation who promote and preserve the rich heritage of our local history and reminiscences of local residents through through memorabilia and ephemera.
  • Be inspired by a selection of wartime themed books on display from Buckinghamshire County Library
  • Try war time cooking

Depending on the weather conditions and numbers booked on the day, there may be the opportunity for comparing and contrasting WW2 extensions: Immersive Blitz Experience, visit our 1940s prefab house and its Anderson shelter and see the RAF Briefing room in the WW2 Nissen Hut.

Please note on this date, the Museum is closed to the general public, so only the village green area will be available to visit. The tea room will not be open.

Please arrive at 11am to be greeted by a member of the education team. Last admission 11.30am.
The event closes at 3.30pm.

We will be able to provide you with an indoor lunch space to share with other home educator families. Please bring your own packed lunches. The snackbarn will be opened for you to purchase hot drinks and snacks.    

Important information about your visit

You must prebook tickets for this event. Because this is outside of our Museum opening hours Annual Pass holders will also need to book.

Annual Pass holders: Free (ticket must be pre-booked)
Adults: £9.50
Child: £5.50
Under 4s: free

Tickets for this event are non-refundable.

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