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All that glitters…

Today we are sharing with you a peak of Saturday’s Hands on History session, featuring some of the Museum’s collection of jewellery and ornaments from around the world. Such objects are beautiful to the eye and have been worn throughout human … Continue reading

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Shoulder To Shoulder

You may have seen on the television on Sunday the amazing site of hundreds of banners being processed in London, Cardiff, Belfast and Edinburgh, all marking the 100th anniversary of some women getting the right to vote. This was all part … Continue reading

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Deeds Not Words!

This year marks the 100th anniversary for some women in Britain being allowed the right to vote. It was the start of a move towards general suffrage for women. In marking this event, Nuneaton Museum & Art Gallery was invited by prestigious … Continue reading

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A visit to Brampton Museum

On Monday 26 March members of the Museum team visited The Brampton Museum in Newcastle Under Lyme. In many respects this museum is similar to Nuneaton Museum & Art Gallery as it has temporary exhibitions as well as more permanent exhibitions reflecting the history … Continue reading

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Collycroft & the Community Showcase!

Members of the Collycroft Residents Association have been busy in the Museum stores researching objects for our next Community Showcase. The group have had great fun exploring themes such as industry, education and geography in order to create their own … Continue reading

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A Bug’s Life

The team at Nuneaton Museum & Art Gallery recently welcomed Jane Thompson-Webb from Birmingham Museums. She was checking out our knowledge of what sort of insects can damage collections. In caring for the varied collections we have it is vital that we can quickly spot any … Continue reading

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Museum Explorer Packs launched for Under 5s!

After six months of testing, Museum Explorers are here! If you know young children who enjoy making faces, finding stories and discovering sounds, our Museum Explorer packs are a must! In December last year the Museum and Art Gallery was selected for funding by Warwickshire … Continue reading

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