A selection of artifacts relating to enjoying the Seaside through the ages, for use in the classroom to aid learning.


  • Mr Punch puppet (replica)
  • Glass Penny Lick (replica)
  • Metal bucket and wooden spade
  • Plastic bucket and spade
  • Homemade women’s bathing costume (late 1940s)
  • Bathing dress in navy blue/white (replica)
  • Three Victorian sunhats (replica)
  • Children’s sunglasses and sunhat (modern)
  • Pair of plastic children’s flipflops (modern)
  • Beach bag (1950s)
  • Souvenir spoon from Wales
  • Camera – Brownie 127 (c1956)
  • Stick of seaside rock
  • Bag of seashells and driftwood
  • 10 postcards
  • Seaside Holidays Then and Now Information folder

Find the latest price list on our main Loans Boxes page.

To book a loans box contact Su Vale, our Learning Co-Ordinator on museum@worcestershire.gov.uk or phone 01299 250416.

Key topics – Victorian, seaside, children, holidays, costume

An example of contents from the Seaside Old and New Loans Box