Category Archives: The Museum

Castleton Museum Awarded Full Accreditation

The Arts Council has recently awarded full accreditation to Castleton Museum which is run by Castleton Historical Society.  This fantastic outcome is the result of much hard work by a group of CHS trustees to ensure that the Museum meets … Continue reading

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A New Era for the Museum

After the months of debating, planning & brainstorming  ….       ….  the museum re-opens with a brand new look. Redesigned display cases, a wall size screen for digital presentations and a new layout for special exhibitions of topical … Continue reading

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‘Castleton Remembers’: The Opening of the World War 1 Exhibition

‘Castleton Remembers’ Display in the Visitors Centre The CHS Exhibition featuring the memories & photos of the people of Castleton during World War 1 was opened on August 1st by Mary Bagley of PDNPA & Peter Harrison of the CHS. … Continue reading

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Christmas at Castleton Museum

It’s rather late to be writing about the decorating of Castleton Museum’s Christmas tree but the result was so effective & reminiscent of traditional Christmas trees that it seems a pity not to post a photo of it.

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Rag Rug Making: traditional skills revived

CHS members researched traditional rug making skills to make a mat for the Household Display in Castleton Museum.

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