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Rutland County Museum is the perfect introduction to England’s smallest county, with displays of archaeology, history and rural life.
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RutlandCountyMuseum Jul 13
Colin Ray will be speaking about 'Talking Machines - The History of Recorded Sound' tonight at RCM. Admission is free, we start at 7:30pm.
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RutlandCountyMuseum May 25
A Roman box flue tile. Hot air ran through them in Roman Baths and villas as part of a heating system.
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RutlandCountyMuseum May 18
A fantastic Late / Early specimen - a block of 6 Ichthyosaurus vertebrae. These animals gave birth to live young.
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RutlandCountyMuseum May 17
today we're working with this fantastic mid 6th Century (Anglo-Saxon) brooch with fine chip carving. Found in Market Overton.
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RutlandCountyMuseum May 11
Our beautiful amber, glass & stone beads. They've inspired part of our July :
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Origami Films May 5
Thank you for the sold out screening of and the outstanding donation to -night
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RutlandCountyMuseum May 4
this week, we worked with these Thistleton and Market Overton Roman brooches. Made of copper, the enamel shows as vivid colours
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RutlandCountyMuseum Apr 5
is a Victorian ear trumpet! Beautifully decorated, its funnel shape amplifies sound. Pop to RCM to vote for next month's!
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RutlandCountyMuseum Mar 31
Have you ever wondered what happens behind the scenes? Check out our new blog post to find out:
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RutlandCountyMuseum Mar 29
snapshot of our display going up today. Get to to check it out!
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RutlandCountyMuseum Mar 27
discovered an in 1811. She made renowned palaeontological discoveries but was not always given credit.
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RutlandCountyMuseum Mar 25
This is our skirt lifter. They hooked onto the skirt waistband & worked like a clamp picking up long fashionable trains.
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Ellie Sarah Cooper Mar 23
His name was given to the brand. He explored arctic 🇨🇦 in 1888 and donated Inuit artefacts to .
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RutlandCountyMuseum Mar 23
we're cleaning our husky which belonged to Oakham's . He loved yellow & was the first president of the .
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RutlandCountyMuseum Mar 14
today we've been looking at this fantastically preserved bronze-bound -Saxon bucket found in Empingham.
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RutlandCountyMuseum Mar 9
we've been looking at these polished bone pendants from Lac de Bienne, Switzerland (occupied since the ).
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RutlandCountyMuseum Mar 2
Some little pots which cracked in the potter's kiln during firing. Their bottoms weren't smoothed and they were thrown away.
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RutlandCountyMuseum Feb 26
Find out about stone eoliths in our new blog post:
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RutlandCountyMuseum Feb 23
A North Luffenham AngloSaxon pot. Some believe the decorations relate to social identity, others think some are loose animal representations
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RutlandCountyMuseum Feb 17
This is our bellarmine face jug. Manufactured in 16/17thC, especially in the Cologne region. Found all over the world by trade & migration.
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