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July 2024 Museum Newsletter

The July 2024 Museum Newsletter has been sent by email to everyone on our contact list with a web version viewable here. If you would regularly like to receive your own copy which contains links […]

Costing The Earth: Bath’s Changing Environment

Costing the Earth: Bath’s Changing Environment Costing the Earth exhibition has been created by four local community groups assessing how Bath’s environment has been affected by industrialisation from 1700 to the present day. The exhibition […]

Somerset Industrial Sites Group

The museum is working collaboratively with four other Somerset museums sharing an industrial theme Claverton Pumping Station, Saltford Brass Mill Project,  Museum of Bath Stone,  and  Radstock Museum in a loose group – the Somerset […]

Museum Pinhole Cameras

Artist in Residence Alison Jackson-Bass, has arranged a series of mini-pinhole cameras around the museum, made from drinks cans. Other suppliers of alcoholic beverages are available. The cameras will record our surroundings, continuously, over a […]

BBC Antiques Road Trip visit museum

BBC Antiques Road Trip team visited the museum recently with Catherine Southon interviewing the director about the invention of Plasticine. They didn’t request playing with any of the exhibition materials leaving that to the experts […]

Bath Anglers’ Riverside Picnic c.1907

Sometimes you make a chance discovery while researching something un-related. I came across this fabulous photograph by local amateur photographer George Love Dafnis when looking on Bath In Time  (there are thousands of his […]