Collecting histories
2 August 2019

The way the Museum collects today is incredibly varied – sometimes objects enter the collection directly, in other instances they have passed through different owners, sometimes over a long period of time, before finally coming to the Museum. This blog looks at six key objects from the Collecting histories trail and charts their journey to the Museum.

Winter wonderlands
20 December 2018

We’ve rounded up 12 objects from across the Museum’s collection that capture the magic of winter. From 13,000-year-old reindeer to fur coats and cold-weather prints, discover some of the Museum’s wonderful winter objects…