Clarborough & Welham Community
near Retford, Bassetlaw
North Nottinghamshire
United Kingdom

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Representatives of the Wampanoag people of North America were at the Bassetlaw Museum from 21st to 25th September 2021 creating a Wetu.

In current coronavirus emergency, check the Museum’s website
at foot of this page.

Check out the Friends of Bassetlaw Museum page (above) for latest news and events.

Bassetlaw Museum made a WWII ‘virtual’ exhibition on Facebook, a snippet per day, running from 27th April up to 8th May, 2020 concentrating on the Home Front, using our collections and emphasising that World War II was a ‘total’ war where ever man, woman and child was told to, “Do your bit!”.  We expect that when the museum re-open we will put the full exhibition up so everybody can see it

Located on Grove Street, Retford - just a short walk from the Market Square, the Museum is housed in recently restored Amcott House. This building is well worth a visit in its own right, but the museum also houses a fascinating collection ranging from Roman and Viking to modern times. The museum also has an art gallery with regularly changing exhibitions of works by local artists.

The Museum also host a wide range of activities for young and old alike.

Right: one of Patricia Lane’s works from her Art Exhibition at the Museum from Saturday 14th March – Saturday 9th May 2020

The following are just a few hints at what the museum has to offer - and entrance is free! Click on posters for larger versions.

Objects of note - 1930s Womens’ Hats

2016 Farm & Countryside Festival was on 25th-26th June

2015 Farm & Countryside Festival was on 27th-28th June
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2014 Festival photos here...

Overview of Bassetlaw Museum’s planned programme of events through 2014-2018 to commemorate ‘The Great War’.

Interested in getting more involved at the Museum?
Why not become a Friend of Bassetlaw Museum?
Read more here
For more details - and details of the next Friends meeting - e-mail fobm14@gmail.com
or drop into the Museum and pick up a form. Annual membership is £5 (adult) and £3 (under-16).

Bassetlaw Museum contact details:

Phone: (01777) 713 749

E-mail: bassetlaw.museum@bassetlaw.gov.uk

Website: www.bassetlawmuseum.org.uk