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Worcester City Museum And Art Gallery
City Museum & Art Gallery
Foregate Street
Worcester

WR1 1DT
Contact
Telephone: 01905 25371
Fax: 01905 616 979
Email: webmaster@worcs.com

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Overview of collections

The collections originate with the activities of the Worcestershire Natural History Society in the early 19th.C. They now cover most disciplines and focus on the human and natural history of the Severn valley, with particular reference to Worcester.

Star Objects at this location

Sturgeon caught in the river Severn
King John's teeth.
"Chadding on Mounts Bay" by Stanhope Forbes.
Collection Descriptions
Collection (Worcester City Museum And Art Gallery)
Agriculture Collection (Worcester City Museum And Art Gallery)
The collection reflects the museum service's broad focus on the human and natural history of the Severn valley, with ...
Ancient Egyptian Collection (Worcester City Museum And Art Gallery)
The museum holds 200 ancient Egyptian objects. Classes of objects represented in the collection include: amulets; co...
Archives Collection (Worcester City Museum And Art Gallery)
The collection reflects the museum service's broad focus on the human and natural history of the Severn valley, with ...
Arms & Armour Collection (Worcester City Museum And Art Gallery)
The collection reflects the museum service's broad focus on the human and natural history of the Severn valley, with ...
Biology Collection (Worcester City Museum And Art Gallery)
The museum was originally founded on that of the Worcestershire Natural History Society from the early 19th century. ...
Costume & Textile Collection (Worcester City Museum And Art Gallery)
The collection dates mainly from the period 1850-1950.
Decorative & applied Art Collection (Worcester City Museum And Art Gallery)
The applied art collection focuses on ceramics other than that of the Royal Worcester Porcelain Company, which has it...
Ethnography Collection (Worcester City Museum And Art Gallery)
The ethnography collection is stored at the Commandery, and covered under the entry for that museum.
Fine Art Collection (Worcester City Museum And Art Gallery)
The fine art collection is of mostly local interest, but includes significant groups of 19th.C. English watercolours ...
Geology Collection (Worcester City Museum And Art Gallery)
The geological collections are another strength with a 19th.C. history. The collections of a number of Worcestershire...
Numismatics Collection (Worcester City Museum And Art Gallery)
The Numismatics collection gives a reasonable picture of the subject from the earliest times. Collecting now focuses ...
Photographic Collection (Worcester City Museum And Art Gallery)
The collection reflects the museum service's broad focus on the human and natural history of the Severn valley, with ...
Science & Industry Collection (Worcester City Museum And Art Gallery)
Amongst the local industries covered in the collection are sauce production, metalworking and gloving.
Social History Collection (Worcester City Museum And Art Gallery)
The social history collections cover local events, industries, trades and crafts, leisure activities, living conditio...

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