A Great 2019 Heritage Open Weekend for Volunteers and Visitors

Saturday 14th and Sunday 15th September  was a fantastic weekend with great weather and an excellent turnout – perhaps our best yet. The photos show us setting up on the Saturday; a visit from David Tims, son of the founder of the museum and some of the ladies...

Museum Opening for Heritage Open Weekend 14/15 September 2019

The museum opened again for the summer season on Sunday 2 June 2019 and every following Sunday between 2.00pm and 4.00pm. We are also open for Heritage Open Weekend on Saturday 14 and Sunday 15 September between 10.30 – 5.00. We finish on Heritage Open Weekend...

H. R. Aston Memorial Day Saturday 26 May 2018

The museum is opening specially to coincide with a village celebration of the life of the man who ran Marton Garage from the 1940s until the 1970s, organised by his son. It was famous for Aston Coaches that were based there. There are a number of attractions in the...

We’re heading for National Accreditation!

We’re aiming for National Accreditation with both the Arts Council Accreditation Scheme. Sorting out the paperwork is a complicated process for amateurs like ourselves but with help from West Midlands Museum Development Team we are making our way on the nursery...

Marton Museum inspires young authors

Children from Knightlow School have published a book of short stories and poems inspired by local heritage, including many curious objects from Marton Museum of Country Bygones. Working together as authors and illustrators, pupils aged between 4 and 11 made the...