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Dress dating

Yesterday we invited Helen Johnson, Museum Development Officer, to Nuneaton Museum. We wanted her to help us date a beautiful black silk dress belonging to a local heritage group. Helen has an expertise in period costume and was looking at a number of features … Continue reading

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A welcome to our medal researchers

Today we have been very excited to welcome David, John and Mick from the ‘Orders and Medals Research Society’ to the Museum. They are helping us to find out more about our medals and check that the information we have … Continue reading

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Goodbye Peaky Blinders

Today we took down our lovely Peaky Blinders costume exhibition. We dismantled Aunt Polly, took the arms off Ada, wrapped up Alfie and packed Arthur deep inside a cardboard box! My absolute favourite costume from the exhibition was this gorgeous … Continue reading

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Wall-hanging celebrating George Eliot

We are currently displaying a beautiful contemporary wall-hanging, made by members of the Women’s Institute, in our George Eliot gallery. The hanging is about author George Eliot’s life and the places in Nuneaton and its surrounding area that were special … Continue reading

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Black Forest Organ Clock

The Black Forest Organ Clock is located in our Picture Gallery at Nuneaton Museum & Art Gallery. It is a lovely mid nineteenth century clock which originally came from Bavaria, a southeastern state in Germany. It was bought and renovated by local … Continue reading

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New Pop-Up Museum Display!

Today we are excited to be installing our new display in the Pop-Up Museum in Nuneaton Town Hall. The exhibit gives a snap-shot of Bramcote’s long association with the Armed Forces. Bramcote is located 4 miles south-east of Nuneaton. The Air … Continue reading

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Art UK spotlights sculpture

Today we are welcoming Art UK to Nuneaton Museum & Art Gallery! They have come to photograph some of the sculptures in our collection for the Art UK Sculpture Project. This major new project aims to catalogue and make available … Continue reading

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