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

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

Taking Over

Kids in Museums’ Takeover Day – Friday 20th November 2015 Takeover Day is a celebration of children and young people’s contributions to museums, galleries, arts organisations, archives and heritage sites. It’s a day on which they are given meaningful roles, … Continued