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


2007 [Detail]
 2007 iPhone introduced
 January 2007 The Burning Crusade
 30th January Microsoft launches Windows Vista and Office 2007
 May 2007 Blizzard Announches StarCraft II: Wings of Liberty
 August 2007 Second BlizzCon Convention
 29th December Steve Furber appointed Commander of the Order of the British Empire (CBE) in the 2008 New Year Honours

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