Family history and geneaology: explore it here with museum exhibitions, museum event listings, features, news and web resources collected from museums, archives and historic sites across the UK.
A pub and social club in the village of Horsmonden in Kent are the site of a new art project which uses pub beer glasses to conjure memories of local First World War soldiers.
The National Archives has begun digitising its vast collection of World War I British Army Unit War Diaries, with a crowd sourcing project to enlist public help to tag them.
The Museum of Science and Industry's groundbreaking new exhibition allows visitors to uncover the city's history through touching everyday objects from the collection.
The British Library has made over 350 conversations, recorded for its collaboration with BBC Radio 4, available online as a social history snapshot of Britain on its Sounds website.
Co-curated by her brother, Alex, the Jewish Museum's display of photos and memorabilia from the life of Amy Winehouse is a truer, purer portrait of the singer who died in 2011.
Pie and mash, jellied eels, Cockney Rejects and tea dances as the inaugural Cockney Heritage Festival aims to dispel media reports of the untimely demise of the East Ender.
Educational battlefield visits for schoolchildren, a series of candlelit vigils marking the outbreak of war in 1914 and funding for local community projects will be at the centre of the government's......
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.
The taxi driver and guide at the Museum of Free Derry Museum Derry-Londonderry, Northern Ireland, explains why one of the resident exhibits is of great personal importance to him.
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.