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BLOG POST - 26 June 2019: More progress has been made both outside and inside The Box this month. Read the latest blog post to find out more and see new images.
PRESS RELEASE - 21 June 2019: The restoration and reinterpretation of Plymouth’s historic Elizabethan House moves into an exciting phase when construction work begins in earnest on 24 June 2019.
BLOG POST, 15 May 2019: Find out about the work that one of our Collections Assistants has recently been carrying out on our fantastic Harmsworth Collection of art, bone and ship models.
by Jan Freedman, Curator of Natural History Behind the scaffolding our curators are working feverishly on the new galleries that you’ll be able to see when The Box opens next year. For me, as natural history curator, this means working on an enormous range of specimens. From pinned insects to beautiful minerals, and age-old fossils […]
BLOG POST - 6 March 2019: This latest update from our Art Department highlights what they've been working on behind the scenes at our offsite store.
PRESS RELEASE - 26 February 2019: Thanks to a partnership with Pilgrim Hall Museum in Plymouth, Massachusetts, one of the most significant pieces of Anglo-American history has been conserved so it can travel to Plymouth, Devon for the first time.
BLOG POST - 6 February 2019: We recently collected some really important items that have been on loan from our collections to Buckland Abbey. The items will be displayed in our '100 Journeys' gallery when we open.
BLOG POST - 9 January 2019: Our Arts and Minds group are working on a special project inspired by the Royal Naval figureheads we’re currently restoring, and which will form a stunning display in the main entrance of The Box when it opens in 2020.
PRESS RELEASE - 13 December 2018: The final phase of design works to the historic Elizabethan House has been given the green light with the appointment of two internationally experienced companies to lead on the interpretation design and installation.