Hawkshead Grammar School Museum, Ambleside

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The museum operates in the old Hawkshead Grammar School building from April through to October. It gives a guided tour of the school room which brings the school to life. Visitors may feel the atmosphere and almost believe you are in a working English schoolroom of 200 years ago where the languages used were Latin and Greek. Visitors may see the Elizabethan charter and silver seal and the desk on which William Wordsworth carved his initials.
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  • This small schoolroom and museum is more interesting than I expected. The classroom itself absolutely oozes history and it is easy to picture the young William Wordsworth and his contemporaries hard.....  more
    This small schoolroom and museum is more interesting than I expected. The classroom itself absolutely oozes history and it is easy to picture the young William Wordsworth and his contemporaries hard.....  more »
  • The Grammer School is a unique experience in Hawkshead and should not be missed, the sense of the past is immediate, the stone stairs and the tactile desks where children sat for decades . There is... 
    The Grammer School is a unique experience in Hawkshead and should not be missed, the sense of the past is immediate, the stone stairs and the tactile desks where children sat for decades . There is...  more »
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  • Great place to visit, very interesting and enjoyable experience..

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