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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.

Young Archaeologists' Club

Posted on: 19th October 2015 By: Freya (aged 10)

Young Archaeologists' Club

The St Albans and District Young Archaeologists' Club is based at Verulamium Museum and usually meets once a month. Freya, one of its members shares what they got up to at their last meeting. . ."On the 10th October 2015, the St Albans...

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Harry Edwards

Posted on: 11th September 2015 By: Michael Barton

Harry Edwards

In the autumn of 1851 St Albans was brought into the national spotlight as three parliamentary commissioners descended on the town to look into accusations of bribery in the town’s elections. As St Albans’ most well-known and well-respected individuals were forced to...

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The Book of St Albans

Posted on: 22nd June 2015 By: Elizabeth Adey

The Book of St Albans

The Book of St Albans is an important example of an early printed book in English. The first edition was printed in 1486 in St Albans, on what may have been the third printing press in England.   It gathers together a collection of advice...

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