14 of my favourite items from the British Museum Archive
7 June 2021

The British Museum Archive is a unique record of the Museum’s activities since it was founded in 1753. Here, archivist Francesca Hillier reveals her 14 favourite items and the incredible stories they tell about the Museum, the history of the collection, and the people who worked here.

Eighty years (and more) of Sutton Hoo
24 July 2019

It’s been 80 years since Sutton Hoo was discovered and excavated. But why is this Anglo-Saxon ship burial so important and what has it taught us?

Behind the scenes in the Museum’s archives
5 February 2018

Archivist Francesca Hillier takes us behind the scenes for a closer look at what’s in the Museum’s archives.