With the help of volunteers and the U3A the museum has conducted a number of research projects.
- 2019/20 | Normansfield and the Written Word: Correspondence and Newspapers. Project to start Autumn 2019
- 2018/19 | Local suppliers to Normansfield – 1868 to the 1930s
- 2017 | The Staff who worked at Normansfield, 1868 – 1997
- 2016 | The History of Normansfield’s Buildings
- 2014 | Long Stay Institutions for People with Learning Disabilities
- 2013 | Normansfield: The Early Years 1868 to 1913