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Museums

Aldershot's Military Museum & Museum of Medicine

Known as the home of the British Army, Hampshire has a rich military past, so we invite you to join us to discover more

Date: 18/04/2019
All England Lawn Tennis Club Museum & Tour

A day that takes you "behind the scenes" at the world's most famous tennis club and home of The Championships. Accompanied by a Blue Badge Guide, you'll be taken on a tour that will allow you to walk through the same doors that the player's use and sit in their seats in the Media Centre, visit Centre Court, learn what it takes to grow a perfect grass tennis court and much more.

Date: 14/09/2019
Avoncroft Museum & Harvington Hall, Worcestershire

Yesteryear's England is yours to explore at the Avoncroft Museum of Historic Buildings. The open air museum sits amongst acres of wildflower meadows and orchards with 700 years of history to delve into. There are over 30 different buildings and structures which have been rescued and re-built including a medieval townhouse. In the afternoon, we continue to Harvington Hall; an Elizabethan moated manor house dating from the 1590's.

Date: 03/10/2019
Big Pit Mining Museum, Pontypool

Big Pit is one of Wales' leading attractions and is an award-winning museum that still retains many features of its former life as a working coal-mine

Date: 04/06/2019
Bomber Command Centre, Canwick Hill

A memorable day that commemorates and honours all who served, supported or suffered in the bombing campaigns of WWII. Visit the UK's tallest war memorial - The Spire - which was the last sight of Britain seen by the 58000 names on the surrounding Walls of Names.

Date: 22/05/2019
Churchill War Rooms, London

Discover the fascinating underground headquarters that sheltered Churchill during the Blitz!

Date: 12/03/2019
Coldharbour Mill

Visit one of the oldest woollen mills in the UK that has been in production since 1797. Taking fleece from around the world and turning it into yarn, cloth and textiles.

Date: 06/05/2019
Dartington Crystal Centre - Torrington,North Devon

Our day takes you to Britain's only remaining hand-made major Crystal manufacturer, set in the heart of beautiful Devon scenery. See the world famous products being produced on the Factory Experience Guided Tour as you watch the glass blowers who can actually make up to 1900 pieces a day!

Date: 17/06/2019
Duxford Air Show, Imperial War Museum

Duxford aerodrome was built during the First World War and was one of the earliest Royal Air Force stations. This makes it the perfect setting for the show which is the highlight of the IWM programme of flying events, and features an amazing array of aerial displays. The spectacular includes a mixed programme of aircraft - old and new, military and non-military.

Date: 25/05/2019
Enigma - Code Breakers Station

Once Britain’s Best Kept Secret, today Bletchley Park, Home of the Codebreakers, is a heritage site. Visitors can explore and experience the top secret world of iconic WWII Codebreaking Huts and Blocks set within an atmospheric Victorian estate, where 12,000 people worked in complete secrecy.

Date: 04/10/2019
Farnborough Air Sciences Trust Museum

See the displays or aircraft parts, photographs, documents and more. Learn how wind-tunnels played an important part in aerodynamic research at the Royal Aircraft Establishment

Date: 23/04/2019
Frogmore Paper Mill, Hemel Hempstead

Visit a working paper mill to see machinery still producing paper today - after being given to the mill back in 1803! Take a guided tour, have a go making your own to take home plus enjoy a relaxing boat trip up the river that powers the recently restored wheel.

Date: 20/05/2019
Household Cavalry Museum & Horseguards Museum

A day to celebrate HM The Queens Household Division in the heart of ceremonial London. Shortly after arrival, you’ll be able to watch the Mounted Guard Change before we then take you on a visit to the Household Cavalry Museum. One of the city’s most historic buildings, and the headquarters of the Household Division, the Household Cavalry has performed the daily ceremony that has remained unchanged for over 350 years.

Date: 10/07/2019
Lincoln & The Battle of Britain Memorial Flight

Our visit to the Battle of Britain Memorial Flight Hanger at RAF Coningsby to see the Flight's historic aircraft at close quarters, and to observe the BBMF technicians working to maintain them in airworthy condition, is a favorite with Johnson's customers.

Date: 13/05/2019
Llanberis Lake Railway & The Welsh Slate Museum

Travel into the past of an industry that literally chiselled its way into the history of Wales. The National Slate Museum Victorian workshops and buildings are part of the original Dinorwig Quarry which closed in 1969 and are designed as though quarrymen and engineers have just downed tools and gone home.

Date: 12/06/2019
London - Natural History Museum Express Excursion

Join us for a day trip to London, explore the Natural History Museum, Science Museum or the Victoria and Albert Museum. Take a stroll along the Serpentine in Hyde Park or treat yourself in Harrods!

Date: 07/08/2019
London Canal Museum - King's Cross, London

London's canals have a fascinating past however you may not know that they are linked with the city's ice industry. London Canal Museum is, first and foremost, a water-ways museum where you can learn about the people who lived and worked on the water, the history of the canals, the cargoes carried as well as the horses that helped transport and pull them.

Date: 01/10/2019
Oxford Express Excursion

The world famous city of Oxford has lots to offer visitors from its rich history such as the University, impressive Ashmolean Museum and great shopping and restaurants at its heart

Date: 29/08/2019
Portsmouth Historic Dockyard, Hampshire

Discover Portsmouth historic dockyard, dive deep into the past and present of the Royal Navy, climb aboard HMS Victory, HMS Alliance and HMS Warrior

Date: 27/03/2019
Quills, Wills & The Jewels, Birmingham

A day to experience local heritage, we head into the heart of the Jewellery Quarter. Visiting the Pen Museum, Coffin Works Museum and Museum of the Jewellery Quarter.

Date: 18/09/2019
RAF Cosford Air Show, Shropshire

Sun 19th Jun 2016: Join us as we visit the Midlands' premier air event at the RAF Cosford Air Show near Telford.

Date: 09/06/2019
RAF Cosford Express Excursion

Discover the wonderful RAF Cosford Museum which is home to over 70 aircraft of international importance

Date: 05/05/2019
RAF London Museums Express Excursion

Visit RAF London Museum - located on the former Hendon Aerodrome. The museum houses a selection of aviation artefacts, memorabilia and a collection of over 100 aircraft onsite including a Vulcan B2, Eurofighter Tycoon, Vickers FB5, Avro Lancaster and the legendary Spitfire.

Date: 28/07/2019
The British Ironwork Centre & Blists Hill

Our first stop of the day celebrates all that is art and craft. The British Ironwork Centre is home to some of the most beautiful and intricate art pieces and sculptures known to the UK. After light refreshments, we then take you along to Blists Hill where you can travel back to a time gone by and experience a different way of life in a world before TV's, cars and mobiles.

Date: 10/09/2019
The National Civil War Centre (EH), Newark

Immerse yourself in the action at Newark's National Civil War Centre, see the armour and the weapons that would have been used!

Date: 15/04/2019
The National Holocaust Centre, Newark

Learn about the history and the implications of genocide during this very moving and thought-provoking visit. Step into the museum which houses artefacts from that time, wander through the memorial gardens to reflect and remember as well as listen to one of the Holocaust survivors as they recount their experience.

Date: 12/05/2019
The Peoples Post, London

Today we bring five centuries of communications history to life with guided tour and free time at the BRAND NEW state of the art Postal museum

Date: 07/03/2019
The Royal Mint, Llantristant Nr Cardiff

This popular excursion allows you unprecedented access to the Royal Mint to discover the people and events behind the coins in your pocket, and hear some surprising stories from our history. Located in South Wales, the Royal Mint puts 1000 years of history into combining the finest craftsmanship with cutting-edge techniques to make coins and medals for over 60 countries.

Date: 14/10/2019
The World of Beatrix Potter

Step into the gardens that Beatrix Potter wrote about and illustrated in her famous tales!

Date: 08/04/2019

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