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Get your hands on borough history at Nuneaton's Museum & Art Gallery

Published on Thursday, 14th July 2016

Nuneaton Museum and Art Gallery

Hands on History Crime & Punishment Saturday 16 July Nuneaton Museum & Art Gallery 11am – 4pm

Most people like a dramatic crime story. Who committed the crime, why did they do it and how were they caught or punished?

This Saturday why not join one of our museum access assistants in the Local History Gallery as they explore with you, the theme of Crime & Punishment through objects from the collection.

You will have the opportunity to get hands on with several objects, including a fortune-tellers crystal, a painting of Hetty Sorrel, the fictional character from George Eliot’s 1859 novel ‘ Adam Bede’  a wooden truncheon used by a police constable, and the infamous Polly Button Stone.

The session will also give you the opportunity to find out a little more about crime and punishment in the borough and the real and fictional characters associated with it.

We look forward to seeing you there!

Hands on History sessions are free and there is no need to book. Just drop in between 11am to 4pm.