Schools & Education

Come and experience Local Heritage across the South East

The Rural Life Centre is a countryside museum featuring exhibits from 1800 - 1950.

Suggested areas of learning:

  • Local history
  • Changes within living memory
  • Houses and homes
  • Victorian Life
  • Living during the Great War
  • World War II
  • Transport

Alternatively, a visit may be tailored to your specific needs, just discuss your ideas with the Education Officer.  

Linking to the Curriculum


Interested in Visiting


How to Book

Contact the voluntary Education Officer - 07771 526889 or email to make a booking, or just to discuss possibilities. 

The season for Schools is from the start of February to the end of November (the museum's Summer season is shorter).

If possible take advantage of a free pre-visit to discuss the day or just see the museum.


 £6.50 for each child, accompanying adults are free

Workshops & demonstrations are £20 per class (2 or 3 are recommended),

Loan Boxes – £20 per 3 week hire + £10 returnable deposit.


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Come and visit us

Why not come and visit us?  Our friendly, helpful education team would be delighted to show you around the museum to discuss how we can meet your individual requirements.

Rural Life Centre

Reeds Road, Tilford, GU10 2DL

07771 526889