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Conservation on Show, Rock Drop and Dig it

July 17, 2013

Have a rock or archaeological find you want identified. Our curators will be on hand in their monthly identification sessions in the museum on Thursday 18 and Friday 19 July. No need to book – just drop by at these times to our collections study centre on the third floor.

Rock Drop

Thursday 18 July, 2-3pm. Our Curator of Earth Sciences, David Gelsthorpe, will be in the Collections Study Centre once a month to answer your questions and identify your rocks and fossils.

Price: Drop-in, free, Collections Study Centre

Dig It: Archaeology identification sessions

Friday 19 July, 12-1pm.

Our Curator of Archaeology, Bryan Sitch, will be in the Collections Study Centre to answer your questions and identify your archaeological finds.

During the session Bryan will be recording archaeological objects found in England and Wales which date from before 1700, as part of the Portable Antiquities Scheme. For more information: http://finds.org.uk/

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