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Museums at Night wouldn't be complete without a night-time tour of a medieval castle. Lewes Castle in East Sussex duly obliged, Culture24's Jenni Davdson went along for the ride.
The RAF Museum has begun the delicate process of lifting the last remaining World War Two Luftwaffe Dornier bomber from its 1940 resting place beneath the Kent sea.
In what may be the most accurate representation of the King yet, a head based on scans carried out by Leicester Royal Infirmary will form a cranial summer centrepiece in York.
From a Bank Holiday party in Cambridge to the inspiring Museums at Night and the opening of the £27 million Mary Rose Museum, here are our history highlights this month.
The continuous spray which has protected the timbers of the Mary Rose for three decades has been turned off ahead of a five-year drying-out process for the famous ship.
Ruth Hazard manages to get herself into the British Museum's hugely popular blockbuster Pompeii exhibition to find out exactly what all the fuss is about.
Experts from Museum of London Archaeology say thousands of "beautifully preserved" remains in London could transform our understanding of Roman Britain.
Edinburgh's Palace of Holyroodhouse showcases artefacts and photos from the Prince of Wales' unusual four-month tour of the Middle East in 1962.
Dozens of watercolour recordings of tomb decorations from Ancient Egypt are about to go on show at the city's Museum and Art Gallery. We find out about one of them.
There are Secrets of the Royal Bedchambers and Olympic flashbacks in London. It's also Beamish's birthday, and Arbeia Fort and Museum, in South Shields, is back open.
Focusing on the everyday and domestic rather than gladiators and emperors, the British Museum's new show calls upon ghosts preserved by volcanic carbonisation.
A set of 4,000-year-old artefacts, found in the Yorkshire countryside after World War II and donated to the Yorkshire Museum, have gone on public display in Dalby.
A "monumental and powerful" cross, commissioned thanks to the funding of an eighth century King, is being put back together more than 1,000 years later.
The Deputy Coroner has given treasure status to a pair of 4,000-year-old weapons found by a pair of metal detectorists in a Pembrokeshire field two years ago.
Celebrating 200 years of collecting and caring for the heritage of the north-east, a new exhibition takes a look at the work of Newcastle's Society of Antiquaries.