Heritage Open Day at the D.H. Lawrence Birthplace Museum

On Saturday 9th September the D.H. Lawrence Birthplace Museum are opening their doors for FREE.  Enjoy a taster tour of the ground floor of the museum and see an interactive demonstration of the Victorian Wash-house.  The day is part of national Heritage Open Days where venues open their doors for free to encourage people to discover what’s on their doorstep.  It is suitable for all ages and a great opportunity to come and see the authentically restored mining cottage where the controversial writer was born.

The event takes place from 11am till 4pm (last admission 3.30pm) at The D.H. Lawrence Birthplace Museum, 8a Victoria Street, Eastwood, Nottinghamshire, NG16 3AW.  There is no need to book and parking is available nearby.  Please call 0115 9173824 for more details. 

The D.H. Lawrence Birthplace Museum is an award winning visitor attraction in Eastwood, Nottinghamshire (not far from junction 26 of the M1 and the IKEA retail park).  It combines D.H. Lawrence’s authentically recreated childhood home, with an exhibition space celebrating the author’s life, work and humble beginnings. From here you can also explore the surrounding countryside, which inspired his work.

The D.H. Lawrence Birthplace Museum is open Tuesday to Saturday, 10am to 4pm. For more information, please contact the D.H. Lawrence Birthplace Museum on (0115) 9173824, email dhlawrence@liberty-leisure.org.uk or visit www.liberty-leisure.org.uk/dhlawrence  Facilities include a charming gift shop, tea and coffee, and a picnic area.

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