Museum reveals dramatic history of the Bubonic Plague in this Derbyshire village in 1665. Learn how the village recovered.
Hawkhill Road, Hope Valley, Eyam
Tel: 01433 631371
Historical Sites, Museums and Art Centres
Ages 5 - 12, All ages, Schools and Groups, Teenagers, Under 5s
(based on family of 4)
Take the children to this village with a fascinating history and in the museum uncover the dramatic story of the Bubonic Plague outbreak of 1665-6 when the villagers quarantined themselves to prevent the spread of the disease. Follow the harrowing tales of individual families and learn about the fleas and rats that carried the disease. Find out also about the heroes and how the village recovered.