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Open seven days a week, 10.00-18.00. Entry to the Museum is free.

Agriculture

The Agriculture gallery traces the history of arable farming and considers a future of genetically modified food. From the ploughs and hoes of the Middle Ages to the combine harvesters and balers of the 20th century, this gallery presents a fascinating collection of original machinery and superb scale models.

Find out about dibblers, seed drills, clod-crushers and junglebusters, and see how the working life of an arable farm changes as the seasons unfold. Examine an original Ferguson tractor and operate a cut-away combine harvester yourself.

Visit the Agriculture gallery for a fascinating insight into the history and future of farming.

Agriculture

Unearth the history of farming
Floor: 1
Open: Permanent
free
Subjects
Environment
Age ranges
AdultsAge 12-16Age 8-11Age 5-7
Also on this floor:
Cosmos & Culture