Our museum is primarily concerned with the history of the unique landscape of the Fens and its drainage. It is housed in the original pump house (dating from the 19th century) and enjoys a picturesque setting on the river bank, which has moorings for visitors arriving by boat. It is also on the Hereward Way for those enjoying a walk out of Ely. The original building has been extended to provide modern visitor facilities.
The Museum is a registered educational charity, a volunteer organisation which has to raise the funds to meet everyday running costs and to finance projects. New volunteers are needed to help at events, open up the museum on non-run days and to serve tea and coffee to visitors.
The Museum has been extended with the assistance of grants from The European Agricultural Fund for Rural Development, The Trusthouse Charitable Foundation and The Headly Trust together with local business and personal donations.
Open April & October: Saturday, Sunday, Easter Friday and Monday 12.00pm – 4.00pm
Open May 1st to September 30th: Saturday to Tuesday 12.00-4.00pm
Normal Admission Charges (Non-Event Days): Adult £5, Children £2 (6-16 years), Concessions £4.00, Family Ticket £12.00
Free Parking on Site * Disabled Access * Special Events * Hot & Cold Food* Gift Shop
Visit http://www.prickwillowmuseum.com/ for more details of future events.
Tel: Pauline 01353 720737 or Kay 778442
The museum is closed for the winter except for visiting school groups.
Special Events 2019:
Easter Egg Hunt
Sunday and Monday 21st and 22nd April
The 3rd Annual Tractor Run
Sunday 28th April
The 6th Annual Motor Bikes and Cycle event
Sunday 12th May
The 6th Annual Vintage and Classic Car show
Sunday 16th June