British Schools Museum

The British Schools Museum is an educational museum based in original Edwardian and Victorian school buildings in Hitchin in Hertfordshire, England. The museum complex is made up of Grade II listed school buildings housing infants, girls and boys schools with houses for Master and Mistress. It includes a monitorial schoolroom based on the educational theories of Joseph Lancaster for 300 boys, which opened in 1837, and a rare galleried classroom, dating from 1853.

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British Schools Museum - Recent Years
... Grade II in 1975 for their importance as a site of historic school architecture ... educational historian, opened a small museum in one of the Edwardian classrooms ... The Hitchin British Schools Trust was formed and by 1994 were successful in purchasing the buildings ...

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