Group Visits

The more the merrier!

We welcome visits from groups and societies.Group visits can be pre-booked for days or evenings throughout the year.
A minimum of 1½ to 2 hours should be allowed to gain full benefit from the visit.

Refreshments of Tea & Coffee plus biscuits can also be provided before or after the visit.


During Normal Opening Hours
Usual admission costs apply for groups who book during our normal trading hours.

Outside Normal Opening Hours *
We also welcome visitors outside of our normal opening hours. If you book a visit outside our trading hours you will receive exclusive access to the museum. The adult entrance fee for these premium visits is £6, our usual admission fees apply to children. There is no minimum number we can accommodate in a group but we do request a fee of £60 for groups of under 10 visitors.

Please note:
* Our new Outside Normal Opening Hours admission fees take effect from 5th August 2013.
Previous admission prices apply to all pre-booked bookings accepted before this date.

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You can book your visit now.
Simply download the Group Visit Booking Form here and email your completed copy to the museum at with details of your preferred date and time.
We will confirm by email.

Alternatively you can phone the museum on 0115 984 6914 and to make your booking.
A 50% deposit will be required to confirm your booking. Full payment should be made prior to your visit.