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How did Anglo Saxons brush their hair? At the Vale and Downland Museum

We are delighted to be able to invite families to join us for our exciting summer discovery sessions.Our summer sessions have been carefully designed to be fun and engaging, whilst also developing children's skills and knowledge as young historians.How did Anglo Saxons brush their hair?Have…

We are delighted to be able to invite families to join us for our exciting summer discovery sessions.

Our summer sessions have been carefully designed to be fun and engaging, whilst also developing children's skills and knowledge as young historians.

How did Anglo Saxons brush their hair?
Have you ever wondered how an Anglo Saxon kept themselves looking smart? Or how Georgians kept up with up with their school work? Explore our collection and find out about how daily tasks have changed over the last 12,000 years - from Stone Age to the Victorian era - and discover how different your daily life is to the lives of other children throughout history.

Every Tuesday 1.30 - 2.15pm & Thursday 10am - 10.45am
Due to social distancing measures we are limited to family groups of a maximum of 4 people, this must include at least one adult.

£5 per child. Adults are free but must book a ticket.
For children aged 5 - 9 years (age ranges are advisory).

These sessions are held outside so please dress accordingly.

Children must be accompanied by an adult at all times.

For more information please email learning@valeanddownlandmuseum.org.uk

Who to contact

Contact Name
Hannah Mack
Contact Position
Learning and Access Officer
Telephone
01235771447
E-mail
Learning@valeanddownlandmuseum.org.uk
Website
Ticket website

Where to go

Name
Vale & Downland Museum
Address
19
Church Street
Wantage
Oxfordshire
Postcode
OX12 8BL
Notes

We are located in the centre of Wantage and encourage you to walk, cycle, or use public transport if possible.

2 hours’ free parking (ticket required) is available at three Council owned car parks, the closest to the museum being on Portway (OX12 9BU), alternatively Limborough Road (OX12 9AJ) and Mill Street (OX12 9AJ).

All town car parks give easy access to the town centre’s shops and services.

 

How to Find Us

The museum can be found in Church Street, tucked behind the Market Square and opposite the Church of St. Peter and St. Paul.

Vale & Downland Museum – Church Street, Wantage, Oxfordshire OX12 8BL

01235 771 447

Time / Date Details

When is it on
Every Tuesday 1:30pm to 2:15pm and every Thursday 10:00am to 10:45am
Time of day
Morning
Afternoon
Session Information
Running throughout the holidays from 4th August to 3rd September
Due to social distancing measures we have to strictly limit numbers.
Tickets must be booked in advance online for children and adults.

Other Details

Costs

Table of costs
Table of costs
AmountCost Type
£5 per child Per session
Adults are free but must book a ticket Per session

Additional Information

Providing services to
4 - 11 years (primary school age)
Children

Last checked on 30/07/2020

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