Community Loan Boxes
The museum offers a range of object handling boxes (sometimes called Time Boxes), which are perfect for reminiscence or education sessions that you can take out to your organisation.
Our selection includes:
Gentlemen’s Fashion, Hairdressing & Smoking
Doctors, Hospitals & Medicines
Sewing & Craft
Transport & Communication
Boxes are available to support the topics: Toys & Games of the Past; Homes of the Past and Romans.
Booking & Costs
The cost of hiring a handling box is £15 for 2 weeks. The boxes must be collected and returned by the borrower during Museum opening hours .
Please note that we require ten days' notice before borrowing one of our handling boxes.
To find out more and to check availability, please contact our Learning & Access Officer using the Contact Us page.