Homes when our grandparents were children:

Hands–on workshop for KS1 at Ely Museum & Oliver Cromwell’s House.

Explore and compare homes from the  1940s/50s with our homes today.

Explore a 1950s kitchen and compare it with kitchens today. Do the washing with a tub and a mangle, try out old-fashioned gadgets, lay the table and join in a 1950s picnic tea.


You might like to follow this with a vist to Oliver Cromwell House – Homes in the C17th: Explore the house and especially the kitchen. Dress up in clothes from the 17th century and try out pastimes of the day. Details about the house