Body Science comes to Braintree

17 Feb 2016 | Collections, Events

February – April 2016 sees an exciting new exhibition here at the Museum: Body Science – Stunning Senses – Healthy […]

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The Hamersma Collection at Braintree District Museum

05 Feb 2015 | Collections

Guest Blog by Bernie Ross, daughter of the late artist Cyril Hamersma. Twenty years ago Braintree’s most unusual artist passed […]

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Never judge a rock by its colour

09 Sep 2014 | Collections, John Ray, Natural History Gallery - John Ray

by Andrew Knapp, Collections and Exhibitions Intern Often, things that appear quite plain on the surface can reveal a much […]

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Delving in the museum’s fossil collection

23 Jun 2014 | Collections, John Ray

The museum is pleased to welcome our new Collections and Exhibitions intern Andrew Knapp. Andrew comes to us following a […]

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Collections Acquisitions Diary (April 2014)

17 Apr 2014 | Collections

Donations to the museum make up a key part of the museum’s collections, and to enable visitors to see more […]

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Hamersma: Capturing the World through Art

27 Mar 2014 | Collections

By Elena Saggers Just over three months ago I was fortunate enough to be selected as a Collections Intern at […]

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Exhibition by local primary school Notley Green

26 Feb 2014 | Collections

by Jennifer Brown The museum is pleased to be hosting an exhibition by local primary school, Notley Green that launched […]

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Exploring the museum’s collections through touch

25 Feb 2014 | Collections

by Jennifer Brown Doing talks and handling sessions, whether in the museum or out in the community, are an important […]

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Lifting the Profile of Bradbury

12 Feb 2014 | Collections

by Jennifer Brown Although Braintree District is the third largest in the country, the town of Braintree and Bocking is […]

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Ensuring Braintree’s automobile industry is firmly on the road-map

22 Jan 2014 | Collections

Researching Lake and Elliot by Jennifer Brown One of the most rewarding parts of managing archival collections is to see […]

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