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Temporary Exhibitions 2019

Coming Soon!

Game Play: 50 Years of Family Board Games

Saturday 13 July – Saturday 7 September 2019

A special exhibition as part of the museum’s 50th anniversary. This nostalgic exhibition will explore some of the most popular, as well as a number of lesser known board and card games from the 1920s through to the 1970s. As well as lots of games on display, there will be plenty to play with including giant versions of Snakes and Ladders, Draughts, Dominoes and Scrabble! Perfect for families during the school holidays.

Back to School: The Village School in 50 Objects

Saturday 21 September – Saturday 23 November 2019

The second of our special 50th anniversary exhibitions. Explore the history of local village schools in Rutland from the Victorian period through to the 1920s. Amongst the items on display will be school photographs, certificates and awards, exercise books and school work, samplers and more…

Photograph of Exton School, 1914

Stamford & Rutland Photographic Society Exhibition

Saturday 7 December 2019 – Saturday 25 January 2020

An inspiring exhibition of members’ work taken over the last year. The images will display a wide range of subjects and demonstrate the high standard of photographic abilities the group has as a whole.

 ‘Windmill at South Luffenham’ by John Hillier

Family Activities

Just looking for something to do, then have a peek at our Family Activities. Or just come down and explore the museum during our usual Opening Times.

Other Forthcoming Events

Why not try one of the talks and lectures organised jointly by The Friends and RLHRS which we have at Rutland County Museum and Oakham Castle.
Alternatively you might like to watch a film in the unique atmosphere of our Riding School.