Category Archives: Collections

Set in Stone

This month our Hands on History session absolutely rocked – that is, by being about objects made out of rock. Now, you may think you know just about everything that can be made from stone, but some of our objects … Continue reading

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Captivating Currency

In our Hands on History session this Saturday, we’re going to have a good look at some of our varied and interesting examples of currency. Currency is, at its most basic, a medium of exchange. It comprises the notes, coins, … 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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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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Bead Society of Great Britain

We are delighted that the ‘Bead Society of Great Britain’ has published an article about one of our museum objects in the latest edition of its Journal! The object is a wonderful Native American beaded shirt that we hold in … Continue reading

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Green!

A curious collection of objects awaits you at this month’s Hands on History session on the 16th of March! In light of our own efforts to enhance our sustainability and in anticipation of St Patrick’s Day, we’re going green with … Continue reading

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New Community Showcase display

At the museum, we regularly work with different groups to create changing displays using museum objects. These are presented in our Community Showcase in the Local History Gallery. Yesterday, I was working with three members of our invaluable volunteer team. … Continue reading

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