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This blog is about museum things that have caught our attention from events and exhibitions to new discoveries in the collections.

Preparing New Stores

Posted on: 14th January 2015 By: Sue Davies

Preparing New Stores

The photo shows dusty carpet tiles being ripped up in what will be a new museum store.  In order to redevelop a new museum and gallery in the town hall building the Museum of St Albans will close this autumn.  We need space to tuck...

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Setting up the Museum

Posted on: 9th December 2014 By: Sue Davies

Setting up the Museum

This afternoon I read  the minutes from a meeting held on 27th January 1896 about buying display cases.  The meeting was held in the public library in St Albans and was one of many recorded in a minute book.  I went on...

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Designers Appointed

Posted on: 22nd November 2014 By: Sue Davies

Designers Appointed

Work on planning the layout and content of the new museum and gallery in the town hall is well underway.  Earlier this month the architects and exhibition designers were appointed.  The photo above is from the kick off meeting with

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