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4 reasons to visit the British Schools Museum, Hitchin

PUBLISHED: 15:44 22 March 2011 | UPDATED: 19:02 20 February 2013

Step back in time at the British Schools Museum in Hitchin

Step back in time at the British Schools Museum in Hitchin

The British Schools Museum in Hitchin has lined up a host of activities for visitors during April.

The British Schools Museum in Hitchin has lined up a host of activities for visitors during April.

Saturday 2 April


Get ready for the Royal Wedding! Museum manager Ann Wise looks at wedding dresses since 1800, worn by royal brides and the not so rich. From 10.30am to noon.

Tickets 5 (inc tea/coffee)

Sunday 3 April


Treat your mum to a visit to the Museum and shell receive a complimentary cup of tea and slice of cake,

Offer only available to visitors paying admission.

Museum open on Sundays from 2 to 5pm.

Tuesday 12 April


April 12 sees the 50th anniversary of a momentous step in human history - the first man in space. Yuri Gagarin took off from the Baikonur cosmodrome on 12th April 1961 and returned safely to earth. Join people across the world celebratingYuri's Night bycoming to a talk given by Terry Ransome and discover why Yuri is Terry's hero. Terry visited the Baikonur Cosmodrome in 2003, explored Yuri's house there, and was inspired to research more about the events that led up tothisamazingachievement. From 7.30 to 9pm.

Tickets 5 (inc tea/coffee)

Saturday 23 & Sunday 24 April


A great way to eggs-plore the Museum's site! Normal admission times and prices.

Tickets for talks are available from Jacky Birch at the Museum, call 01462 420144


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