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‘The objects of my affection’ by Megan Dennis

This week’s guest blog is by Megan Dennis, Curator at Gressenhall Farm & Workhouse. Here she explains the significance of museum objects and some of the different ways they can be used. What makes museum objects special? Why are they … Continue reading

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‘This most mysterious animal’: A history of the bicycle (part 2) by Ann-Marie Peckham

My last blog ended at the 1890’s, a time seen globally as a ‘golden age of discovery’. Many things were invented during this time which we still use today such as cinematography, escalators, x-rays, wireless radio, hydro electric power and … Continue reading

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‘Power to the people’

by Ann-Marie Peckham So far the majority of work here at the Superstore has been to do with unloading crates and documenting the many treasures inside them. However, as we are swiftly running out of crates (thereby meeting our deadline … Continue reading

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A Cinderella Story at the Super Store

By Dayna Woolbright Once upon a time at the Gressenhall super store a young girl called Dayna had a special visitor… No it wasn’t my fairy god mother but David Harvey, one of the Norfolk Museums and Archaeology service conservators. … Continue reading

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Moving With The Times

By Wayne Holland Have you ever considered the best way to move a huge engine that weighs upwards of 5 tonnes? Or the safest way to move an incredibly fragile and historically important Hawaiian canoe? These were just a couple … Continue reading

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