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Powell-Cotton Museum
One of the UK's most fascinating visitor attractions. An astounding collection of African and Asian wildlife and ethnography. Alongside Quex House and Gardens.
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Powell-Cotton Museum 10h
Diana P-C used many different types of transport as she travelled through Sudan and Somalia. Here she is on a camel.
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Powell-Cotton Museum 13h
These were stamps from Percy Powell-Cotton's own stamp collection!
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Powell-Cotton Museum 13h
Thanks for braving conference fatigue to come and visit us today. We hope you enjoyed your visit.
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Powell-Cotton Museum 13h
It's our favourite too... but we're a bit biased. Glad you enjoyed your visit!
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AIM 13h
Brilliant tour of the Powell Cotton Museum thanks team!
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Powell-Cotton Museum 15h
Thanks for this morning's salvage training session. Working together to protect our
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Catriona West 17h
Today we are working with on a salvage exercise
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Powell-Cotton Museum 18h
Don't be alarmed if you see a fire engine outside Quex House this morning. We are running a training exercise!
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Powell-Cotton Museum 18h
Percy P-C spent 50 years travelling around Africa and Asia. His museum now houses 60,000 objects and natural history specimens.
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Powell-Cotton Museum Jun 23
Like a good book? Join us on Tiger Day 29th July for the launch of our new tiger explorer backpacks and a story!
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Powell-Cotton Museum Jun 22
There are some great collective nouns for animals. What's your favourite?
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Powell-Cotton Museum Jun 22
Antoinette P-C excavated archaeological sites at Minnis Bay wearing binbags to protect her from the incoming tides.
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Powell-Cotton Museum Jun 22
Replying to @Tony_Eccles
Absolutely a bit of fun! Percy loved to experiment with materials and technologies. Now part of his historic legacy.
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Powell-Cotton Museum Jun 22
Percy P-C made this cast of his brother Gerald’s nose in 1887. Why? Why not?! Today it is a museum object.
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Powell-Cotton Museum Jun 22
Every object has a story...local school children display their favourite objects and tell the stories that make them special.
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Powell-Cotton Museum Jun 22
We hope everyone attending has a great few days. Looking forward to seeing some of you for a museum tour on saturday.
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CCCU Outreach Jun 21
Lots to see and do during Taster Days! There's so much to learn here and the ambassadors definitely enjoy it!
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Powell-Cotton Museum Jun 21
We have 100s of musical instruments. Thumb piano from Congo made from a Huntley and Palmers biscuit tin.
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Powell-Cotton Museum Jun 20
Replying to @SSudanMuseums
We hope that the project will reveal other similarly stunning items in our own collection. Very excited to be taking part.
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