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A major exhibition marking the 350th anniversary of the Great Fire of London opens this week – and one of the star exhibits will be a 17th century fire engine rebuilt to a millimetre-perfect version of its original look.
A priceless sheet of the Penny Black postage stamp has travelled from London's Postage Museum to New York this week. Take a closer look at this 176-year-old symbol of communication.
In Coventry, 2016 is the year of the tractor, which curators say they will immortalise as “mud and glory” heroes, including a procession of 70 vehicles in July.
Scotland's National Museum of Flight reopens for the Easter weekend. Here are some of the spectacular exhibits to expect in the hangars of East Lothian.
Two whisky bottles which sank with a steamer 75 years ago have resurfaced following a tip-off by a long-serving archivist on an island on the edge of the Inner Hebrides.
Father Arthur Michael McGinnis, who was ordained a Roman Catholic priest and sent to the small town of Gettysburg during the 19th century, owned this buggy, pre-dating the Civil War he witnessed.
Flying Scotsman is back in steam for the first time in a decade as the legendary locomotive is brought back to life to showcase the science behind steam to new generations.
A set of court papers from as far back as the 14th century portrays Aberdeen as an important trade centre in medieval Europe whose leaders may have taken a lenient view of pirates.
This is the moment when the mother of John Travers Cornwell – otherwise known as Jack or Boy Cornwell – was informed that he would receive a posthumous Victoria Cross.