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Royston’s History – Royston Museum – Upcoming April Events

It’s been another busy month at the Museum. We have a busy April ahead of us at the Museum! We’re starting the month off by exploring what helps to make a house a home in our family activities for the Easter holidays.  We’re open Thursday to Sunday from Friday 29th March to Sunday 14th April […]

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Royston’s History – Royston Museum – Celebrating 40 years 1984-2024

It’s been another busy month at the Museum. Sophie has been creating the first of two temporary exhibitions celebrating Royston Museum’s 40th Anniversary this year.  This first exhibition explores the Royston Institute Museum, which opened 168 years before the current museum. Rhian has spent a day in London discovering how to create immersive experiences using

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Royston Museum – Discover Over 2000 years of Royston’s story

Discover over 2000 years of Royston’s story… by Royston Museum  We’ve just launched our new exhibition, ‘Back to School’, exploring Royston’s schools throughout the 20th century. Through objects, photographs and interviews with real students, find out what life was like for pupils at Queen’s Road School, Market Hill School and St Mary’s. Learn about their

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Royston Museum – Discover Over 2000 years of Royston’s story

Discover over 2000 years of Royston’s story… by Royston Museum  It’s your final chance to see our exhibition: Pickle for Victory! Discover Royston’s fundraising efforts during the Wars, like the lady who pickled 68,000 eggs and the rose-sellers who took the town hostage. We also have some of Royston-lad Jack Halstead’s sketches on display, illustrating

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Royston Museum – Discover Over 2000 years of Royston’s story

Discover over 2000 years of Royston’s story… by Royston Museum  As a new year begins, we’re incredibly excited by the challenges and opportunities that 2023 will bring. As a relatively new operation under the Royston Museum Trust, we’re still very much at the beginning of our journey, experimenting, editing and refining the visitor experience and

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Royston Museum – Discover Over 2000 years of Royston’s story

Discover over 2000 years of Royston’s story… by Royston Museum  ’Tis the season to be jolly! On 10th December, we’re wrapping up the year with a Dickensian Christmas bonanza! Play festive Victorian games, make yuletide decorations, listen to carols, drink mulled wine and meet Father Christmas in our winter Grotto! Drop in 10 – 4.

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Royston Museum – Discover Over 2000 years of Royston’s story

Discover over 2000 years of Royston’s story… by Royston Museum  This November marks the 100th anniversary since the unveiling of Royston’s war memorial. To mark the event, Royston Museum is launching a brand new exhibition about Royston’s fundraising efforts during the Wars. Discover the lady who pickled 3000 eggs and the rose-sellers who took the

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