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Collection Summary

Collection Title
Science & Industry Collection
The collection is broadly Herefordshire-based, and includes an important collection of domestic ironwork.
There is a significant collection of domestic ironwork dating from the 17th. and 18th.C. The remainder of the collection covers urban and rural industrial activity mainly from the mid. 19th.C. to the present day.
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Location Details

Hereford Museum And Art Gallery
Broad Street Hereford HR4 9AU
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01432 260 692
01432 342 492 
Building Information
Grade II . The building is purpose built with the assistance of private fundinig, and dates from 1871-74. The art gallery was added in 1912.
Collections Overview
The collections are based on those of the Woolhope Naturalist's Field Club, established in 1851 by the Literary, Philosophical and Natural History Institution of Hereford (itself founded in 1836). To the original strengths in geology, archaeology and botany have now been added important collections of costume, fine and decorative art, and social history.
Display Overview
This is a traditional late 19th.C. museum, with largely traditional showcased displays.
Star Objects
Carnovaspis Stensioei Turner paintings Sturgeon
For details of other collections held at the same location: See the location record

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