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Archaeologists’ underwater discoveries of two Egpytian cities beneath the mouth of the River Nile, submerged for more than a thousand years, will be revealed in a major exhibition at the British Museum next summer.
Jo Hatton, Keeper of Natural History at the Horniman Museum and Gardens in London, on a taxidermy toy terrier in an exhibition curated by artist Mark Fairnington, opening this weekend.
Why didn't Samuel Pepys destroy his incriminating diary? Writer knew his words would end up in print, says expert
Dr Kate Loveman, a Senior Lecturer at the University of Leicester's School of English, says Samuel Pepys suspected his famous diary would be printed - and took steps to protect his reputation.
The centerpiece of the British Museum's new exhibition on archaeological finds, opening next month, will be the enormous Frome hoard pot. Other amazing discoveries are all part of the show.
Detailed DNA analysis of four Roman Londoners, released by the Museum of London, have created the first multidisciplinary study of the inhabitants of a city anywhere in the Roman Empire.
Alice in Wonderland at the British Library: From Disney to counter-culture, an exhibition steeped in history
On the 150th anniversary of Lewis Carroll's beloved novel, the British Library celebrates the author and the many interpretations of the story through the years in an exhibition of timelessness, says ......
Tibet's Secret Temple uncovers the mysteries of Tantric Buddhism and the rich history of yogic and meditation practices. Here are some stories from the new show at London's Wellcome Collection.
The intertwined history of the human species will be explored and explained in a new human evolution gallery opening on December 18 at the Natural History Museum in London.
The Gothic interior of Two Temple Place in London will be hosting an exhibition of regional museum treasures exploring appearance and identity in the life and death of Ancient Egyptians.
A selection of drawings from the Royal Drawing School’s postgraduate programme, The Drawing Year 2014–15.
Imperial War Museum to put objects from British military campaigns against ebola and ISIS on public display
Imperial War Museum London will host the first exhibition to look at the experiences of British forces responding to the Ebola outbreak in Sierra Leone and the fight against ISIS in the Middle East.
From long cotton drawers worn by Queen Victoria's mother to the packaging for a pair of David Beckham H&M briefs from 2012, the V&A has announced a major exhibition all about underwear.
This week we bring you a fumigating torch, used in the belief that their scented smoke would drive off the plague and create a "cleansed" space for the carrier to occupy.
Artist Edward Chell, whose work features in the new exhibition at the Horniman museum, on early Cabinets of Curiosities, 19th century herbariums and present-day extinctions.
A Meissen China teapot once owned by Mrs Hester Thrale - a good friend of Dr Johnson - is our Pot of the Week.