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Posted: Apr 4, 2018

Spring Book Event

Secondhand book event at the museum.

A secondhand book event will be held at the museum from Tuesday 3 to Friday 6 April 2018.

A vast array of books will be available for purchase covering a variety of topics.

The museum's Garden Tea Room will be open, offering a selection of refreshments, along with a special deal for a tea or coffee and a slice of cake on those days only.

Admission to the book event only is free, with entrance through the Tourist Information Centre. There is a separate admission charge to visit the museum.

The book fair opens at 11am on the Tuesday and 10am for the remainder of the event. It closes at 4.30pm each day except Friday when it closes at 3pm.

For further information please contact the museum.

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