From medieval seals and lawnmowers to Spitfires and space modules, museum and gallery curators reveal - in their own words - the objects they are passionate about from within their collections...
The Broseley Wheel dates from a railway more than 400 years ago. The senior curator at the Ironbridge Gorge Museum Trust tells us more.
The Tate Liverpool curator introduces us to a monumental metal piece which allows the world to be viewed in kaleidoscopic style, on show in the Constellations series.
The Assistant Curator tells us why she's a fan of Anywhere out of the World, from the major current Marc Chagall exhibition at Tate Liverpool.
A family of penguins and a sporty lion feature in a series of bygone tourist and railway posters doubling as beautiful artworks in Scarborough. Julie Baxter tells us more.
The Assistant Curator at Tate Liverpool on a Nauman sculpture made of irregular, hollow fibreglass and resin bars, featuring in the current Constellations exhibition.
The bed head from the night of Henry VIII's 1540 marriage features a carving of the king's extremely large codpiece. Dr Ellen McAdam, of Glasgow Museums, tell us more.
Taking an insightful look at Manchester Art Gallery's current exhibition, the curator tells us why 17th century Dutch still lifes hold a powerful contemporary influence.
Karen Snowden, of Scarborough Museums Trust, explains why bathing costumes have sparked fashion trends and controversy across the centuries.
Find out about a pair of shoes which were handmade in Paris for a dancer during the 1920s but illustrate a design style still prevalent in swish footwear almost a century on.
The Head of Collections at Scarborough Museums Trust tells us why a "wonderful, beautiful" dress from 1790 still looks comfy today.
Leigh-Anne Stradeski introduces All About Me, the new £2.9 million gallery at The National Children's Museum, and tells us why her favourite exhibit involves food decisions.
Dozens of watercolour recordings of tomb decorations from Ancient Egypt are about to go on show at Bristol Museum and Art Gallery. We find out about one of them.
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.
Sophie Nielsen and Rolf Knudsen's mirror chandelier, made for the Queen's Stairs, has joined a "breathtaking" palace, say the Danish design pair.
The Argentine artist tells us about taking the "spiritual and intangible stuff" around the world, being inspired by landscapes and avoiding the constraints of self-awareness.