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Hands-on History - Easy as 1.2.3 at Nuneaton Museum & Art Gallery

Published on Tuesday, 12th July 2022

A Viscount telephone
A Viscount telephone, on show at the museum on Saturday

Saturday 16 July 2022 from 11am until 4pm at Nuneaton Museum & Art Gallery

Have you ever wondered how modern appliances have made home life simpler over the years?

Join us at the Museum for this month’s Hands-on History session to explore objects that have made communication, cleaning and cooking easier. Come and compare the different ways we have phoned people, made a cup of tea and lit our homes.

Our Hands-on History activities are free and there is no need to book. Drop in anytime between 11am and 4pm on Saturday16 July in the Picture Gallery.

This week’s Museum blog provides a ‘snap-shot’ of some of the objects that you will be able to discover

Councillor Sue Markham, Portfolio Holder for Public Services, said:

“The Museum’s Hands on History sessions create the perfect opportunity for people to find out about history through exploring and handling of real museum objects.” 

Whilst at the Museum, why not also check out our vibrant exhibitions. It’s your final chance to visit Shadows in the Sun by Anne Guest, where she explores the natural world through cyanotypes, the oldest photographic printing technique

Coventry and Warwickshire Society of Artists’ exhibition is still open and showcases a variety of artwork. Our newest exhibition, Our Sporting Life, features some of the borough’s local sporting achievements in honour of the Commonwealth Games.

Don't forget our FREE Storytelling for Under 5s on Wednesday 20 July! Join Melly between 11.15 am and 11.45 am for an exciting story.

Be prepared to join in, make some noise and have lots of fun. No booking required, just drop in. Weather permitting, we may head outside.

Please ask at Museum reception on the day. All children must be accompanied by an adult.       

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