Meet the Servants

02/04/2024 - 11/04/2024

Hollytrees Museum


Suitable for Everyone

History, Storytelling, Talks and Tours

About this Event

Join us for an open event featuring costumed characters on Tuesday, 2nd April; Thursday, 4th April; Tuesday, 9th April; and Thursday, 11th April. Feel free to come and go anytime between 10:30 am to 12 pm and 3 pm to 4:30 pm, when the characters will be present.

Step back in time and discover Georgian townhouse Hollytrees House. Meet up with the servants of the house and discover key objects they would have used whilst working in the grand mansion. Talk to the costumed characters and learn more about how they cleaned clothes pre washing machines with a mangle and much more!

Suitable for ages 4+

For useful information, such as how to find us and what facilities the museum has, we recommend reading our Access information: Access at Hollytrees Museum


Free after standard admission charges.

How to Book

No booking necessary, just turn up!

What's On


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Exhibitions + Displays

Our displays showcase the variety of the collections from art to archaeology, costume to clocks.