TL1507 : Packing the Exhibits up at the St Albans Museum

taken 3 years ago, near to St Albans, Hertfordshire, Great Britain

Packing the Exhibits up at the St Albans Museum
Packing the Exhibits up at the St Albans Museum
The last months at the Museum of St Albans was to pack up all the exhibits prior to the move - so the final exhibition included a case with packing cases, etc, used in the packing process.
The Museum of St Albans
The Foundation Stone was laid on 20th July 1898, on land given by Earl Spencer, and it was erected using "red bricks of local make" [made by Jacob Reynolds of Bernards Heath]. It was opened in November 1899 and originally referred to as the County Museum.
In addition to good permanent displays the museum ran special exhibitions on local topics.
During the summer of 2015 the exhibits were packed away prior to a move to a new site, in the former city Town Hall, in 2017.
The doors of the Museum finally closed on Sunday, 20th September 2015. LinkExternal link
The site will be converted to residential use and the plan is that the building itself will be retained.
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Sunday, 20 September, 2015   (more nearby)
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Monday, 21 September, 2015
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Public buildings and spaces  People, Events 
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Museum 
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OSGB36: geotagged! TL 1511 0749 [10m precision]
WGS84: 51:45.2569N 0:20.0255W
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OSGB36: geotagged! TL 1511 0749
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East-northeast (about 67 degrees)
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