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Collection Summary

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Oral History Collection
Oral history records have been made by the anthropologist Dr J Sarsby of first hand accounts of those employed in the textile industry, for which Stroud was once world famous.
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Museum In The Park
Stratford Park STROUD GL5 4AF
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01453 763 394
01453 752 400 
Building Information
Grade II
Collections Overview
The Museum in the Park is a new family-friendly museum situated in Stratford Park in Stroud Innovative and colourful displays include dinosaur and mammoth remains, Roman alters, two of the earliest lawnmowers, Laurie Lee's desk, Painswick Church Weathercock and much more. The museum gives you the chance to discover about local history, family and working life in the Cotswold Hills and the Severn Valley.
Display Overview
The museum has a varied programme of events and temporary exhibitions. Previous exhibitions have included Pot Valiant, an exhibition of contemporary ceramics and Mechatronic Circus, and exhibitio of robots made from recycled materials.
Star Objects
The world's first lawn mowers; Roman altars from Bisley and Avening; William Hathaway lantern clocks.
For details of other collections held at the same location: See the location record

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