Look out - it's the blackout!

Join us at Bewdley Museum as we take an in-depth look at what it was like during World War II, with the help of museum staff and volunteers. Find out what it felt like to be an evacuee, learn about preparations for war and visit a genuine WWII Air Raid Shelter located in the museum grounds.

 

SAMPLE TIMETABLE

09.50 am : SCHOOL ARRIVE AT MUSEUM
10.00 am — 12.00 pm LEARNING SESSION ONE

  • SETTING THE SCENE & PREP FOR WAR
  • VISIT THE AIR RAID SHELTER
  • ID CARDS & GAS ATTACKS
  • CIVIL DEFENCE ROLES
  • EVACUATION
  • ARTEFACT HANDLING

12.00 — 12.30 pm LUNCH
12.30 — 2.15 pm  LEARNING SESSION TWO

  • EVERYDAY LIFE DURING WAR
  • WARTIME GAMES
  • SHORTAGES & RATIONING
  • (CHANCE TO VISIT THE GIFT SHOP & MUSEUM IF REQUIRED)
  • DEPART BEWDLEY MUSEUM FOR HOMEWARD BOUND JOURNEY

 

Minimum of 20 and maximum of 60 paying pupils

Available all year round

PRICES

£6.50 per pupil

Accompanying adults are free of charge

Free identity cards and evacuation labels supplied for each child

For enquiries call 0845 607 7819 or email bewdley.museum@wyreforestdc.gov.uk

View Look Out - It's The Blackout PDF

 

Contact Us

0845 607 7819 / 0845 603 5699

bewdley.museum@wyreforestdc.gov.uk

Bewdley Museum, Load Street, Bewdley, DY12 2AE

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