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Learn all about how and why the fens were drained and who opposed the plans too.

Find out more about ‘The Fen Tigers’, who the key characters were and the machinery and tools they designed to help keep the fens dry. Learn how a traditional wind pump works and have a go at fun crafts too

Click here to see Ely Museum's blog post with downloadable worksheets for this activity.

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