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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.

St Albans Clock Tower opens for the 2016 season

Posted on: 18th April 2016 By: Caroline Howkins

St Albans Clock Tower opens for the 2016 season

Caroline Howkins of the St Albans Clock Tower Volunteer Team (aka the 'Clockateers'!) tells us more about what’s new for 2016 at St Albans Clock Tower:"The Clock Tower was officially opened by the Deputy Mayor, Cllr. Gill Clarke, on Good...

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Flint knapping with the Young Archaeologists

Posted on: 1st March 2016 By: Nellie Machling

Flint knapping with the Young Archaeologists

The St Albans and District Young Archaeologists' Club is based at Verulamium Museum and usually meets once a month. Nellie (aged 10), one of its members shares what they got up to at their last meeting. . . "In February we were lucky...

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The Second Battle of St Albans

Posted on: 17th February 2016 By: Verulamium Museum

The Second Battle of St Albans

Recently, as part of the research for our project 'Objects on Demand', one of our volunteers, John looked into a pair of paintings by Ron Noble who painted the First and Second Battles of St Albans in 1997.  Both paintings are...

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