Family history and geneaology: explore it here with exhibitions, event listings, features, news and web resources collected from museums, archives and historic sites across the UK.
Museums at Night created a rare chance to sneak inside a 19th century London house, complete with waiting Victorian residents. Richard Moss went to take a look.
Mansfield Museum is revisiting the games of Christmas past with an entertaining trawl through some classic and not-so-classic board games dating from the 1920s to the 1970s.
Michael Kiernan, Director of the Cornish Global Migration Programme in Redruth, relates five of his favourite stories about Cornish miners, migrants, murderers and divorcees.
A selection of interviews, pictures and everyday artefacts at the IWM follow the lives of the Allpress family who lived in South London during the Second World War.
The British leg of a European-wide project to digitise family First World War collections is underway after a successful roadshow at the Museum of Lancashire in Preston.
A bold project to preserve and digitise previously unseen family stories and objects relating to the First World War kicks off with a roadshow at the Museum of Lancashire in March.
Works by Martin Parr, Stanley Spencer, William Hogarth, Tracey Emin and Rachel Whiteread featuring among more than 65 pieces in a new show in Sheffield.
Children have planned new exhibitions, devised craft workshops, produced signs and swarmed through galleries in disguise in the Children's Commissioner's Takeover Day.
For one day only, in the fifth year of the national Takeover Day, children across the country will take over museums, galleries and venues and implement their ideas.
As part of its Heritage Open Days weekend Cornwall Record Office compiled a list of documents and themes that represent an overview of Cornish life and history.
Cultural venues like nothing more than frightening us half to death with tales of ghosts, ghouls and other mysterious spectres of the night so here’s a roundup of some top spooky comings and goings ......
A first-ever Chinese Archive has been added to Manchester City Archives, following a year-long project between Manchester Chinese Centre, Manchester City Council and MOSI.
A timely browse through cards and correspondence in two of the UK’s archives reveals how little the day of love has changed over the years.
Oxford University is taking its Great War Archive into Europe after signing an agreement with the German National Library.
The story of Broadwater Farm Estate in North London is told in a new exhibition inside Broadwater Farm Community Centre.