Cotswold Museum Service

Cotswold Museum Service
Corinium Museum
Park Street
Cirencester
Gloucestershire
GL7 2BX
England

Website

www.cotswold.gov.uk/nqcontent.cfm?a_id=281&tt=cotswold

E-mail

museums@cotswold.gov.uk

Telephone

01285 655611

Fax

01285 643286

All information is drawn from or provided by the venues themselves and every effort is made to ensure it is correct. Please remember to double check opening hours with the venue concerned before making a special visit.

The Museum Service is a discretionary service, which cares for the approximately 1,000,000 archaeological and social history objects in the District’s collections. These collections are of the highest heritage merit and are significant both nationally and internationally. The Service displays and interprets these objects at the Corinium Museum, Cirencester. The Service also manages the Resource Centre at Northleach and the Lock-up, Trinity Road, Cirencester.

The work of the Museum Service includes:

The provision of advice and information on archaeology, social and local history of the District;
The long term care and preservation of the District’s collections;
The provision of exhibitions and displays interpreting the unique heritage of the District;
The provision of an education service to schools;
The provision of an outreach service; workshops, children’s activities and programmes for Life-long Learning;
The interpretation of the collections through exhibitions, education programmes, talks and publications;
The provision of an object identification service.

Venue Type:

Museum

Collection details

Agriculture, Archaeology, Costume and Textiles, Photography, Social History

Resources listed here may include websites, bookable tours and workshops, books, loan boxes and more. You may need to scroll down or click on headers to see them all.

Victorians Loan Box (Corinium Museum)

A loans box for teachers containing Victorian domestic items with accompanying notes on their uses.

Creator

  • Cotswold Museums Service

How to obtain

Contact the Education Officer at the Corinium Museum - 01285 655 611 or e-mail amanda.hart@cotswold.gov.uk

Cotswold Museum Services Website

http://www.cotswold.gov.uk/museum

Website containing regularly updated information on the events and activities organised by Cotswold Museum Services.

Creator

  • Cotswold Museum Services

Publisher

  • Cotswold District Council

Homes in the Past

A loans box for teachers containing genuine objects with accompanying notes on their uses.

Creator

  • Cotswold Museums Service

How to obtain

Contact the Corinium Museum on 01285 655611

Life on the Home Front

A loans box for teachers containing genuine objects with accompanying notes on their uses.

Creator

  • Cotswold Museums Service

How to obtain

Contact the Corinium Museum on 01285 655611

Medieval Britain

A loans box for teachers containing objects with accompanying notes on their uses.

Creator

  • Cotswold Museums Service

How to obtain

Contact the Corinium Museum on 01285 655611

Romans in Britain

Self-directed worksheets for use in the galleries on themes relating to the Romans in Britain.

Creator

  • Cotswold Museum Service

How to obtain

Contact the Reception Desk at the Corinium Museum - 01285 655 611.

The Romans x 2

A loans box for teachers containing genuine objects with accompanying notes on their uses.

Creator

  • Cotswold Museums Service

How to obtain

Contact the Corinium Museum on 01285 655611

Toys and Games Loan Box (Corinium Museum)

A loans box for teachers of Victorian toys and games with accompanying notes on their history and use.

Creator

  • Cotswold Museums Service

How to obtain

Contact the Education Officer at the Corinium Museum - 01285 655 611 or e-mail amanda.hart@cotswold.gov.uk

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