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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.

April 2019

Titanic – The Childrens Story

Thursday, 4th April @ 12:30 pm - 2:00 pm
Museum of Wigan Life, Library Street
Wigan, Library Street United Kingdom

Thursday 4th April , 12.30pm – 1.45pm Museum of Wigan Life, £3.00 including tea/coffee Children of the Titanic Why did their brave families board the ship? What was life like for children on Titanic? Why did so many die in the cold water of the Atlantic? On cruise ships today, space for children is a necessity. In 1912 there was no such consideration. There were 126 children aged 14 or under on board the Titanic (although numbers vary). Boys over…

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