During the final few weeks of the school term, The Micro Museum on Church Hill in Ramsgate had several visits from local Schools.

The first was a group of 8 young people from St. Nicholas SEN School in Canterbury and owners Mike and Carol Deer were delighted that the School chose to bring along another 8 students a couple of weeks later.

There were also 4 whole year groups from St. Ethelbert’s Primary and 3 groups from Newlands School, both in Ramsgate.

Carol said, “At the heart of the Museum is our collection of Vintage Computers, Games and Micro Electronics and much more which we use to illustrate the way the modern digital world came to be.  For our school visits, we provide a short, guided tour for the students and the schools have been discovering that there are very many fascinating stories behind the development of home computers.  St. Ethelbert’s and Newlands also made use of our history quiz during their visits as a fun way for the pupils to learn some facts while trying to earn a Museum certificate by finding all the correct answers.

“When the ‘work’ was over, we made sure that there was time for some play on our wide selection of classic games consoles before our visitors had to leave.

“Everyone – youngsters and the accompanying adults alike – had a great time, and we have already had a few return visits from the students who brought their parents and family along to see what fun they had”.

Schools and private group bookings are welcome at the Museum on weekdays until the end of the 2017 season (the last weekend of October) on any dates when the Museum is closed to the general public.

More information about bookings and everything else you need to know about what can be found and enjoyed at The Micro Museum is on the website www.themicromuseum.org.