What’s in the Box? Curious Mutton Bone Toys

Edward Lovett collection rediscovered behind-the-scenes at Royal Pavilion & Museums Our newest objects entered into our “What’s in the Box?” display at Hove Museum come from Collections Assistant Joy Whittam. When cataloguing the toy collection in the museum stores Joy came across a dusty box which contained some intriguing figures. The figures appeared to be … Continued

What’s in the Box?

Peek behind the scenes and see what we have found in our stores! Behind the scenes in our museums, our Curatorial & Conservation teams constantly work to catalogue, conserve and research the collections. Along the way, the team discover new stories about artefacts that they don’t always get a chance to tell. Our … Continued

Late Night at the Booth: Flower Power!

Immerse yourself in the wonderful world of plants and join us for an evening of flower power. Discover the fascinating relationships between plants and their pollinators and learn how flowers have conquered the world! Activities include mini talks, object handling, … Continued

FREE Discovery Day: The Wonder Women of STEM

Celebrate International Day for Women and Girls in Science at our family friendly discovery day. Get hands-on with activities led by local women in STEM and find out who their unsung heroes are. Meet Mary Anning and discover fossils on our handling … Continued

The Big Butterfly Count in Royal Pavilion Gardens: ‘Take Nature’s Pulse’

The Big Butterfly Count is a nationwide survey aimed at helping to assess the health of our environment. It launched in 2010 and has rapidly become the largest survey of butterflies in the world! Brighton Museum needs your help to assess … Continued

Last chance to see a beautiful community group art exhibition

Cool off this Bank Holiday Weekend in Brighton Museum and be inspired by the wonderful artwork created by the local community group ‘Museum Mentors’. The Museum Mentors members manage various challenges associated with disability and have been meeting together with … Continued