Every Object Tells a Story - Rugby Art Gallery & Museum
Rugby's Hidden Histories
Every Object Tells a Story12 February to 16 September
With contributions from local people this display will explore some of Rugby’s hidden histories using the museum’s social history collection and loans from local people. It will include personal stories and unsolved mysteries.
- A Viking ring which was found in Kings Newnham dating from 800-1000
- A photograph of Rugby cement taken by fashion photographer Norman Parkinson, who later went on to photograph the Beatles, Audrey Hepburn and the Royal Family to name a few.
- A heraldic stone shield found in a farmer’s field in 2014 which previously adorned Newbold Revel Hall in the 1670s and belonged to the Skipwith Family
- Rugby Radio Mast activity board dating from the 1920s.
Lady Dorothie Feilding's Boots 1919
Hypocaust from the Roman Settlement of Tripontium 5 miles from Rugby
Rugby Radio Station Mast Activity Board used at the station 1926-1966
Milestone Iron Plate designed by Thomas Telford 1757-1834)
Mini Rugby Town Interactive ZoneYounger visitiors will love our ever popular interactive mini Rugby Town play area with construction zone and 'inside the factory' interactive
Now BIGGER AND BETTER