Hitchin is a market town with narrow streets and historic buildings around the Market Place. The town centre is about ¾ mile from the station.
The museum shows elementary education in Britain from 1798. Buildings include a Lancasterian School-room of 1837
where one master taught 330 boys and Edwardian classrooms of 1905 with desks, teaching aids and children's work.
The Headmaster's house is furnished to the late Victorian period. Family Trail. Victorian Toys to play with.
Tel. 01462 420144.
Open Feb-Nov, Tue 1000-1600. Also Apr-Oct, Sat 1000-1300 and Sun 1400-1700.