Monthly Archives: June 2013

Toy Story Memories

Last week at the museum we took a trip back to childhood with our ‘Toy Story’ handling session based around toys. We brought out a number of toys from the museum collection from a tin petrol tanker made in the … Continue reading

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New Stock Arrives for Gift Shop!

Yesterday some new stock arrived for the museum gift shop.  Every item has to be checked and priced which is a task for our Museum Assistants.  This morning we have found room to add the items to the shop!  Some … Continue reading

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Chance to see Downton Costumes first!

The countdown to the Dressing Downton exhibition is well underway!  We are now pleased to announce that a few fans will be able to see the costumes first.  We will be releasing a number of invites for one person + their … Continue reading

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New Donations

Here are the most recent donations to the Museum collection… A credit card imprinter, used by The Railway Correspondence and Travel Society. This imprinter was used in Nuneaton to take payments for sales of the society’s publications. Imprinters were widely … Continue reading

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We’re Going Green 2

Today in our bid to go green we began taking weekly meter readings. Our electricity meter is quite new and has a digital read out. Looking at the screen we use two rates of electricity. Our readings were rate 1 … Continue reading

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Museum secures grant to help it move towards a greener future!

Nuneaton Museum & Art Gallery is celebrating receiving a grant of £2,000 from the Marches Network, Museum Development Annual Museum Development Grants 2013-4.  The money will help the museum install LED lighting within the museum.  Changing to LED lighting will … Continue reading

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Toy Story!

Here at Nuneaton Museum & Art Gallery we are getting excited about the next Hands-On History session, and it’s sure to go down well with children of all ages!   On 15th June, from 11am to 4pm we will be … Continue reading

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