What is the Workhouse Museum Network?

The Workhouse Museum Network is a group of separate museums whose primary objective is preserving the history of welfare in Britain since the 18th century. Each and every one of the workhouses within the network exemplifies a unique part of the history of welfare, take a look at our history section to find out more. Many of the museums within the network can be found below, with a full list of sites found under the workhouse museums tab above. If you want to learn more about the Workhouse Museum Network just visit our about us page.