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Gentleman’s Afternoon Tea

15/06/202011:5410/12/2020 09:26

It’s not just Mum’s who can enjoy an Afternoon Tea. Here we bring you some ideas for a ‘Gentlemen’s Afternoon Tea’ you can treat your loved ones to this Father’s Day. You just need to replace the dainty finger sandwiches and cupcakes for a ‘heartier’ selection of delights including cheese, pork pie and pickles. Why […]

Geology Collections

08/12/201716:0819/01/2018 11:19

There are around 12,000 rocks, minerals and fossils, with a good coverage of the fossils associated with the local Coal Measures. Highlights include the William A.S. Sarjeant collection of 1,000 North Midland minerals and the John Ward collection of fish fossils. Ward’s fossils were sent to scientists and museums all over the country, and 798 specimens […]

Getting a Lift – Potty Science Club

14/07/202108:0014/07/2021 09:26Leave a Comment

Hello and welcome to the seventh session of Potty Science Club. We hope you have found our previous experiments interesting and enjoyable. All our experiments are conducted in a home environment, not in a lab, and will be safe and simple using equipment and items you can find in your own home. The experiments will […]

Half Term

14/02/202102:1926/02/2021 12:30

20% off these marked prices until February 22nd. Home Reward Learning Packs

Helen’s Mini Museum

15/04/202011:3315/04/2020 14:04Leave a Comment

Hello, my name is Helen and this is my Mini Museum… I store my mini museum an old printer’s tray (a draw that was used to store individual letters for letterpress printing) and hangs on the wall in my lounge. My ‘museum’ is full of a mixture of items that mean something to me. This […]

Home Learning Reward Bags

29/01/202113:0429/01/2021 13:11

Are you proud of your child’s home schooling? If so why not treat them to a special reward from our museum shop. We have created a Home Learning Reward Bag which includes an Ozzy Owl pencil and badge, Super Hero item, Animix toy, craft activities and certificate of achievement signed by Ozzy himself! Price £8 […]

Hot off the Scanner

26/04/201910:1522/10/2019 09:57Leave a Comment

Digitisation is an important part of the core work of the collections team at the museum. Digital images of objects are vital for our collections database (helping us find and count objects in stores!), and allow us to share our collections more widely with the public across a variety of digital platforms which include social […]

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 […]

Hulton Abbey


The museum is home to the archaeology of Hulton Abbey, a Cistercian abbey founded by Henry De Audley in 1219. By the late 13th Century Hulton owned a large area of land, two mills, a fishery, a tannery and a fulling mill. One of the monks’ main sources of income of sheep farming. They owned […]

Identification of Finds

15/05/201908:4628/09/2020 11:19

Whether you are a seasoned metal detectorist, or you’ve made a chance find in your garden, we may be able to help identify your archaeological discoveries. We work with the West Midlands Finds Liaison Officer to run regular finds days throughout the year. Please contact the Staffordshire & West Midlands Finds Liaison Officer to book […]