It's 50 years this weekend since Rutland County Museum first opened its doors

Celebrations are taking place to mark the event

It's 50 years this weekend since Rutland County Museum first opened its doors.

It was May the 12th 19-69 that it first opened in Oakham...and today, a day ahead of the actual anniversary, it's holding a family fun day to celebrate.

Around eighteen thousand people visit the Museum each year.  It's planning special exhibitions and workshops to further celebrate its 50th, later in the year.

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