Warrington Museum Loans Service

Loan Boxes

Cost per box per week (or part thereof)£20.00
The museum’s loan boxes can be used in the classroom to enhance school based learning. The collection includes many original artefacts as well as high quality replicas. The loans are collected and returned to the Museum.

History collections

  • Ancient Greeks
  • Roman Legionary soldier and Native Britain costume
  • Aztecs
  • Tudor Household
  • Victorian School
  • Toys from the Past
  • The Home Front
  • Grandma’s Kitchen: 1940s to 1960s

Multicultural collections

  • World Masks
  • India
  • Africa
  • Australian Aboriginal Art
  • Native Americans
  • Puppets
  • Chinese New Year

Natural History collections

  • Nature’s Fruits (dried seed heads, pods and leaves)
  • Rocks & Minerals
  • Fossil Chest
  • British wildlife specimens

We can also make up bespoke boxes for certain themes such as Inventions. Please enquire with any special requests.

Memory Box Loans

Cost per box per week (or part thereof)£20.00
These boxes contain objects that can be used as memory and conversation prompts, ideal for the use of carers of older people. They can bring pleasure, stimulation and meaning, and have the potential to lift depression and improve communication. Boxes contain a mixture of real objects, photographs, smells, music and conversation prompt cards.

  • Childhood
  • Royalty and the Jubilee
  • Holidays
  • Olympics and leisure
  • Warrington Rugby
  • A Night Out
  • The Home Front
  • Life in the 1950s and 60s

Terms and Conditions

Collection and return of loans are the responsibility of the person who makes the booking. Safe-keeping in transit and during the loan period is the responsibility of the organiser either as an individual or as part of a school/institution. Cancellations loans bookings must be provided in writing 7 consecutive days prior to an arrangement otherwise the full rate is chargeable. Late returns will be charged accordingly.

Get in touch

Whether you’d like us to book a loan box, or you would just like to get some more information, please contact us. If we are teaching, we do have a voicemail facility and will get back to you as soon as we can.

Email: education@culturewarrington.org

Call: 01925 44 2395
(Our offices are open 8.30am – 4.30pm weekdays)

Who to contact

Contact Name
Warrington Museum & Art Gallery
01925 442399
Parent organisation
Culture Warrington - Museum and Learning Service

Where to go

Warrington Museum & Art Gallery
Museum Street

Other details


Table of costs
Table of costs
AmountCost type
£20 per week


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