A little boy with cardboard shield and sword.

Jester's Yard

For younger visitors there’s a special play area – Jester’s Yard – where they can dress up as knights and princesses, learn to juggle, even make their own swords, shields and crowns to take home.

There’s also a soft play area for babies and toddlers, a storybook corner plus a mini crossbow range.

Price: £2.50

Suitable for ages: 0-10

Opening times vary – please contact the museum for more information

three children dressed up in costumes

Did you know?

Too hot to handle

Before the Smith & Wesson .44 Magnum revolver the most powerful handgun in the world was the Mars pistol. It was so powerful that during testing in 1906, the Royal Navy vowed never to fire it again.