Things to see & do

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Don't miss these...

Can you find them all?

Can you find them all?

Make sure you spot these objects, hand-picked by our volunteers, on your tour around Mr Straw's House. From a 19th-century vacuum cleaner to an intricate hand-stitched sampler, don't miss out on these fascinating things which all have a story to tell.

Try our recipes from the past

Florence Straw collected hundreds of recipes over the years - how about giving them a go?

Handpicked from her recipe book, try baking Victorian gingerbread or making apple chutney.



Guide yourself around Worksop with our Worksop Walk

Guide yourself around Worksop with our Worksop Walk

Wander around Worksop

Download our map and take yourself on a leisurely walk around Worksop, taking in sights and places that were important in the Straws' lives, from their childhood school to their grocer's shop, which still stands today.

Look out for guided Worksop walks - check our events listing for dates.

For schools and universities

Thinking of bringing your school or university group for a visit? We provide a fascinating insight into life in the early 20th century.

Visits are tailored to your needs.

For groups

We welcome group visits at Mr Straw's House. As the house is so cosy, tours run every 15 minutes with four people on each, and must be booked in advance. There's plenty to do and see for groups, and we can tailor the tours to your interests.