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WHiTCHuRCH HeRiTage CenTRe 2014 opening Hours: Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday

Whitchurch is Shropshire's only town to be continually inhabited on the same site since being built in Roman times. The current displays, exhibits, and activities in the Heritage Centre reflect the town's historic roots. Many of the exhibits are geared towards children and are very much hands-on with a Roman Archaeology sand pit where coins and a skull can be uncovered. There are three brass Caldecott rubbing plaques from which budding artists can create their own masterpieces to take home. There is also a giant puzzle depicting a typical nursery rhyme theme created from an illustration by the famous Victorian Illustrator Randolph Caldecott. The Caldecott Gallery houses a fine collection of artwork, books, photographs & memorabilia relating to the composer Edward German and artist Randolph Caldecott.

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FREE ENTRY All areas wheelchair accessible Disabled parking adjacent to Heritage Centre, Visitor Information, Customer Service Point, and a selection of gift items for sale. Contact Details : 12 St Mary's Street Whitchurch Shropshire SY13 1QY Telephone 01948 664577 Tourist information Queries Heritage & Collection Queries

Shropshire Signpost 2014  

2014 edition of the Shropshire Signpost - full of colourful features and ideas of places to visit in Shropshire.