Museums at Night 2017 – Victorian Funerals

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  • Museums at Night poster with logo and images of candlelit tour
  • Museums at Night logo and image of candlelit tour

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Join us on Thursday 18th May, for in a special evening as part of the National Museums At Night Event.

Doors will open for this event at 6pm, but we strongly recommend pre-booking to avoid disappointment.

At 6.30pm, take part in an atmospheric candlelit tour of the Coffin Works Factory opened by the Newman Brothers in 1894 to produce coffin fittings, renowned for their quality which made them perfect for dignitaries and royalty. Tickets for the tour cost £6.00. Please be aware that lighting levels will be lower than for normal tours.

At 7.30pm, find out about the fascinating traditions surrounding Victorian funeral practice in an informative, illustrated talk led by Josie Wall. The talk will last 45 minutes, plus time for refreshments and the ticket price of £6.00 includes tea/coffee and a biscuit. This event ends at 8.30pm.

Why not take advantage of the joint ticket offer and enjoy both elements at a discounted rate of £10.00?

Ticket booking is via eventbrite, to book tickets click here.

If you would like further information please contact us on 0121 233 4790 or email

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