William Wilberforce was a keen supporter of science and the Georgian age was one of serious experimentation. With the invention of telescopes, astronomy and the study of space became very popular. Come and make your own artwork inspired by the solar system with wax and ink. The explore our Georgian collections in our wonderful period buildings.
Wilberforce House is the birthplace of William Wilberforce, famous campaigner against the slave trade. Admission to Wilberforce House is free. The museum tells the story of the transatlantic slave trade and its abolition, as well as dealing with contemporary slavery. Galleries also offer a fascinating glimpse into West African culture.