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National Civil War Centre


Dress up as a civil war soldier, take part in the trial of King Charles I or get your hands on swords, coins and other genuine artefacts from the 17th century! A visit to the National Civil War Centre can bring this fascinating period in history to life for children of all ages. We offer fully facilitated sessions for all key stages, led by experienced, engaging staff. Call us to find out more and arrange a free familiarisation visit.

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