Wilderspin National School Museum, The Old Primary School

Wilderspin National School Museum, The Old Primary School, Queen Street, Barton upon Humber, North Lincolnshire DN18 5QP View on map

Former National and Infant school opened in 1845 and forming part of a fine group of Victorian public buildings in Queen Street. Historic school rooms, displays and playground in restored school celebrating the work of Victorian educational pioneer Samuel Wilderspin. Closed in 1978 and since restoration in 2008 is used for community events and meetings.


Opening Arrangements

January - February: Thursday - Sunday, 11am - 3pm; March - November: Thursday - Sunday, 10am - 4pm; December: Thursday - Sunday, 11am - 3pm.


From A1077 follow signs for 'churches' and ' Town Centre'. Rail: Barton upon Humber (½ mile). Bus: Routes 250 and 350 on main bus routes.

Parking Spaces


Parking for the disabled by reservation (2 spaces). Additional on-street parking and nearby public car park.

Disabled Access

  • Wheelchair access: Yes
  • Disabled Toilets: Yes
  • Assistance dogs: Yes