This blog is about museum things that have caught our attention from events and exhibitions to new discoveries in the collections.
Eleanor Anne Ormerod's Grave
Posted on: 21st September 2014 By: Sue Davies
Eleanor Anne Ormerod (1828-1901) was a self-taught expert on insects. She spent the final 14 years of her life in St Albans and is buried in the Hatfield Road Cemetery.From the late 1870s she published the results of her research in a series of...
Seventies St Albans
Posted on: 20th August 2014 By: Catherine Newley
For a week in August, St Albans Museums created a pop-up 70s exhibition in a local shop. The aim of the exhibition was to have a 70s display in a location outside of our museum building to encourage more people to visit...
St Albans' Street War Memorials
Posted on: 22nd July 2014 By: Sue Davies
Today Anne Dean, one of the St Albans City Guides, took a group of volunteers and staff from St Albans Museums on a walk around the First World War street memorials. The sun was shinning but the stories of the young men...