History tours and workshops

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What is available?

Guided tours - KS1 and KS2
Led by our experienced museum staff, these tours and workshops are:


TOUR 1- The Barrow Story - Tour only  45 min. (pdf 280kb)


TOUR 2- Furness Railway - Growth of Victorian Barrow - 1 hour (pdf 280kb)


TOUR 3- Barrow's Blitz: World War ll  - Tour only 45 minutes (pdf 330kb)



Loans boxes

Please also look at our loans box page.  The loans boxes complement the tours here at the museum and also the curriculum.


We have the following loans boxes and each can be loaned out for a three week period:


  • Vikings


  • Victorian Kitchen


  • Washday Blues


  • Furness Railway


  • World War II


  • Shopping


  • Toys


  • Toys 2


  • Seaside


How to book

To find out our programmed dates for tours and workshops contact the Dock Museum:





01229 876400


The Dock Museum is open Wednesday to Sunday and from 11-4pm.




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