Berkswell museum is situated in a 16th Century Cottage, behind the Almshouses in Berkswell’s village centre and opened its’ doors to visitors for the first time in 1981.
A visit will reveal four rooms housing exhibits relating to the Parish of Berkswell including memorabilia, farm implements, tools, household items, Church and Parish documents. The collection features famous residents of the past such as Maud Watson (the first Ladies Singles Champion at Wimbledon), former England cricket captain R.E.S. (Bob) Wyatt and Jeremy Brett, an actor best known for his portrayal of Sherlock Holmes.
The Museum is open on Sunday afternoons and Monday Bank Holidays, 2pm to 5pm from May until the first weekend in October. The museum also opens at Easter. For further information phone 01676 522077 or email The_Archivist @ berkswell-history . org (remove spaces)
For more details, the Berkswell & District History Group host a page at http://www.berkswell-history.