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Anglo-Saxon Kingdom of Mercia

29/09/201710:3128/11/2019 12:26

  What can the Staffordshire Hoard tell us about Anglo-Saxon life and death? What can everyday Anglo-Saxon objects tell us about the Staffordshire Hoard? This fascinating exhibition sets pieces from the world-famous Staffordshire Hoard in context among items from our collection of Anglo-Saxon finds, many never displayed before, and offers a glimpse into our ancestors’ […]

Archaeology

29/09/201710:2329/09/2017 10:33

The archaeology gallery showcases Staffordshire’s rich and diverse archaeological heritage from prehistoric technologies to daily life in a Roman household, medieval monasticism to the early potters of Burslem. It includes fascinating excavated material and exciting treasure finds from across the county.

Archaeology

29/09/201711:1408/12/2017 15:31

The Potteries Museum & Art Gallery is the principal repository for archaeological material from Staffordshire.  The large archaeology collection includes artefacts which date from the prehistoric period right up to post-medieval ceramics from the sites of former local pottery manufactories. The latter complements the museum’s extensive ceramic collections. Artefacts deemed to be Treasure as defined […]

CSI 2015: Downloads

23/04/202012:04

7 SURPRISING ADVANCES See seven scientific discoveries made during WWIDOWNLOAD THE SCIENTIFIC DISCOVERIES PDF ARCHAEOLOGY Find out about archaeology and the Great WarDOWNLOAD THE ARCHAEOLOGY PDF BUGS The bugs and parasites found in the trenches of WWIDOWNLOAD THE BUGS PDF METAL DETECTING An easy to read guide about how metal detecting worksDOWNLOAD THE METAL DETECTING […]

CSI: The Science of the Great War | 2015

23/04/202011:2927/04/2020 11:31

APRIL 2015 Welcome to CSI: Stoke! Here you can learn all about our free World-War-One-inspired CSI event. Find out what activities will be going on both inside and outside – including talks from World War I experts – as well as how you can get involved by bringing your World War I ephemera to our […]

CSI: The Science of the Great War | 2017

23/04/202011:43

Welcome to CSI: Stoke! Here you can learn all about our free World-War-One-inspired CSI event on Saturday 1st April 2017. Find out what activities will be going on both inside and outside – including talks from World War I experts – as well as how you can get involved by bringing your World War I […]

CSI: The Scientific Legacy of WWI | 2018

23/04/202011:51

Welcome to CSI: Stoke! Here you can learn all about our free World-War-One-inspired CSI event on Saturday 15th September. Find out what activities will be going on both inside and outside – including talks from World War I experts – as well as how you can get involved by bringing your World War I ephemera […]

CSI: The Staffordshire Hoard | 2011 & 2013

23/04/202010:4523/04/2020 11:37

THE STAFFORDSHIRE HOARD THE FIND The Staffordshire Hoard was discovered by metal detectorist Terry Herbert in a field near Lichfield in 2009. The find is one of the most significant discoveries of Anglo-Saxon treasure ever found, arousing regional, national and international interest. Metal detecting is a popular hobby where a simple piece of electrical equipment […]

How to Explore the Museum from Home

19/03/202013:3420/05/2020 13:14Leave a Comment

It’s strange times we’re living in, and many of us are joining the working-from-home club or entering periods of social isolation. While our museum doors may be temporarily closed to the public, we’re fortunate enough that the wonders of the internet has made keeping everyone in touch easier than ever, and we’ll be using our […]

Meet me at the Museum: Abby Taylor

27/03/202011:3027/03/2020 11:32Leave a Comment

I have spent most of my life in museums, one way or another. As a visitor, a volunteer and now as a member of staff. I remember going to The Potteries Museum with my parents and my grandparents as a child. In fact, it is my earliest museum memory. I loved spending time looking round […]