The Gulbenkian Prize 2005 - Readers' Poll

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shows a dramatic colour shot of a pit shaft showing the cables and lift cage descending down the shaft

Big Pit: National Mining Museum of Wales hopes to win the accolade for one of the birthplaces of the industrial world. Courtesy Big Pit, NGMW.

**Voting is now closed**

Judges are now in the process of visiting the museums shortlisted for the UK’s largest arts prize, the third Gulbenkian Prize for Museum of the Year. Here at the 24 Hour Museum, we want to know who you think should win the prize.

Click on one of the links below to vote for the shortlisted museum you think should received the £100,000, or to read about how the venue became a contender, click on the museum name. These will become clickable as the features are published on the 24 Hour Museum.

shows a photograph of the back courtyard of a back to back house. There is washing hung on a line and various implements such as a wash board and barrel, bike and other period household implements.

Birmingham's Back to Backs give a taste of home life during the Industrial Revolution and beyond. © NTPL/Dennis Gilbert

To vote for Big Pit: National Mining Museum of Wales

at Blaenafon, click here.

To vote for the Museum of Barnstaple and North Devon, click here.

To vote for Back to Backs, National Trust West Midlands in Birmingham, click here.

To vote for The Fitzwilliam Museum, University of Cambridge, click here.

To vote for Compton Verney in Warwickshire, click here.

To vote for , click here.

To vote for Time and Tide, Museum of Great Yarmouth Life in Norfolk, click here.

To vote for Taigh Chearsabhagh Museum and Art Gallery in Lochmaddy, North Uist click here.

To vote for The Foundling Museum in London, click here.

To vote for Locomotion: the National Railway Museum at Shildon in County Durham, click here.

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