This spring a welcoming new interactive space will open at Brighton Museum & Art Gallery, on the site of the former Victorian reference library.Victorian ref library dmas_bh421322_d01_ab10

The innovative Museum Lab will greatly increase opportunities for schools, community groups and the public to engage more closely with collections from across Royal Pavilion & Museums’ (RPM) five venues – Brighton Museum & Art Gallery, Hove Museum, the Booth Museum, the Royal Pavilion and Preston Manor, with special emphasis on local history, archaeology and its nationally-designated Natural Science collections. Museum Lab being assembled #3

Unusual and rare items will be displayed, investigated, conserved and documented in the space, and there will be new opportunities for the public and existing partners to get involved alongside staff.