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41-42 Queen Street
Hitchin, Hertfordshire SG4 9TS

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September 2021

£11.50

British Schools Museum – Tour and Victorian Lesson

September 28 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
British Schools Museum, 41-42 Queen Street
Hitchin, Hertfordshire SG4 9TS

Hitchin holds a unique place in the history of education as it boasts the world’s last remaining purpose-built Monitorial schoolroom. The grade II listed building of the British School Museum opened in 1837, but the school was founded in 1810, a full 80 years before the government finally provided free elementary education for all. Join us for this private tour of the museum, partake in a Victorian Lesson, look at the Headmasters house and view the current exhibition. Light refreshments…

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