Fashion Museum – Bath

This museum has been at the top of my "must visit" list for years. For those of you who don't know, I have been volunteering both directly and indirectly with the Australian Dress Register since 2014. This work has really sparked my interest in textile collections from both a collection management and conservation perspective. I… Continue reading Fashion Museum – Bath

The Cavern Club Liverpool

Liverpool - home of the Beatles and the coolest/hippest city in England. The former is true and the latter is opinion. We dropped off our rental car yesterday morning and headed straight for the Beatles Story Museum at Albert Dock. The dock is absolutely beautiful packed with restaurants and museums. There are two bands in… Continue reading The Cavern Club Liverpool

The World of Beatrix Potter Attraction

So technically we didn't go to a museum today but an "attraction". For the sake of this blog, however, we went to a museum - The World of Beatrix Potter. I can understand why they don't call it a museum. On the other hand, though, it was a building that contained various objects that told… Continue reading The World of Beatrix Potter Attraction

Hadrian’s Wall & Derwent Museum

How can you improve a long road trip? Go to a museum! Whilst driving from York to the Lake District we detoured slightly to visit Birdoswald Fort and Hadrian's Wall. The Fort itself was quite impressive. However, I really enjoyed seeing the remnants of Hadrian's Wall. Birdoswald is where you can see the longest remaining… Continue reading Hadrian’s Wall & Derwent Museum

York Cold War Bunker & York Castle Museum

The first museum we visited today, the York Cold War Bunker, is something you all need to see. Early last year, whilst in Berlin, I did their Cold War and Second World War bunker tours. They were phenomenal. When I saw that York had something similar, I just could not resist. We arrived bright and… Continue reading York Cold War Bunker & York Castle Museum