An intriguing place to visit with nine permanent galleries, two exhibition galleries and hundreds of events and activities throughout the year.
This exciting regional museum has permanent galleries featuring objects from its world cultures, ancient Egypt, archaeology, maritime and local history, natural history, and fine and decorative art collections.
These displays are supported by an ambitious exhibition programme, plus a varied and large-scale event programme that includes lunchtime talks, Art Bites tours, family-friendly holiday workshops, contemporary craft and creative writing workshops for adults, and a host of special events.
Please note that the Museum will only be open until the end of August 2016 whilst work on the new multi-million pound History Centre project gets underway.
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