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Museum of Wigan Life

Discover the people and places of Wigan Borough both past and present at the Museum of Wigan Life.

We have lively displays on everything from sport, Romans and World War 2 to music and festivals in Wigan, Leigh and across the borough.

The Museum of Wigan Life especially welcomes families. Trails for children age 7-11 are available on reception and the special exhibition has children’s activities. There is a baby changing facility on the ground floor in the accessible toilet.

May 2019

Was the lady floating? The Murders by George Joseph Smith

Thursday, 16th May @ 1:30 pm - 2:30 pm
Museum of Wigan Life, Library Street
Wigan, Library Street United Kingdom

Was the lady floating? The Murders by George Joseph Smith Thursday 16th May , 1:30pm – 2:30pm Museum of Wigan Life, £3.00 including tea/coffee ‘1912-1914. George V is King, in a pre-war Britain which had enjoyed almost a century of peace and prosperity amidst the glory days of the Industrial Revolution. In a time of unparalleled social movement, three men were married: Oliver George Love, George Rose Smith, and Charles Oliver James. These three grooms all had two things in…

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