We hate 2020!

Just when we thought 2020 couldn't get any worse! We were about to re-open after many months of being closed but then disaster struck when a mains water pipe burst and flooded much of the ground floor of the museum.
Sadly re-opening has now been postponed. Read More >>>

Please Donate Via Just GivingNo visitors, no workshops, no events, no school visits... no income. We know that things are tough for everyone right now, but if you can afford to help us through these tough times please donate what you can.

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Dates In History


2004 [Detail]
 January 2004 First Blizzard Entertainment Worldwide Invitational Event
 1st April Google Announces Gmail
 20th July Microsoft returns $75 billion to shareholders
 20th October First Ubuntu Linux operating system Released
 November 2004 World of Warcraft Launches in North America
 9th November Firefox 1.0 Introduced

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