Rural life Living museum - October Half Term Activities

craft activities, Hands-on Exhibits, Animals, Children's Playground, under 4s free

Price: £0.00 (Adults £5.50 / Children £4.00 )

25th – 31st October

Join us for a week of afternoons full of craft activities.  We are open all week from 10am to 4pm with craft activities happening each afternoon from 1pm to 4pm.  The railway will be running on Wednesday, Saturday and Sunday.


On Saturday we also have acclaimed storyteller Jason Buck returning to the museum for an afternoon of spooky storytelling.  Tickets available here.

In light of concerns about the spread of Corona Virus please BOOK ONLINE here


What is open?

  1. The grounds will be open
  2. The playground is available
  3. All annual pass holders will be extended by 6months.
  4. The cafe is open, and food can be eaten outside (no Sunday roast)
  5. Hand washing and sanitising stations are available all around the site.
  6. Nice new toilet facilities



The Rural Life Living Museum is brimming with artefacts cleverly displayed in their original settings. Over 150 years of village life, farming and rural industry are represented. We cannot detail every aspect of the museum, however, we have chosen a taste of what you might discover on your visit, and given some extra information if you would like to know more.

Find out more during your museum visit by scanning our QR codes with your mobile or tablet. This will give you access to interesting images and additional facts about the exhibits.

Summer Prices

  • Adults Gift Aid £12.00 / £10.75
  • Over 65s / Concession Gift Aid £11.00 / £9.50
  • Children (4-16) Gift Aid £8.75 / £7.75
  • Children under 4 Free
  • Family (2 adults + up to 3 children under 16)  Gift Aid £33.50 / £30.00       

See prices here.

Annual Members

Entry to the museum is FREE* on presentation of a valid membership card. * Certain ticketed events are excluded.

Associate Organisation Member£19.00
Lifetime MEMBER £300.00