Two Anglo-Saxon silver pennies of Aethelred II who reigned 978-1016 and minted at Huntingdon by the moneyer, Aelfric. The coins were discovered by a local metal detectorist and purchased through the National Treasure Scheme.
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Most mammoths become extinct at the end of the last Ice Age, around 10,000 years ago, and this tooth from a full-sized male was discovered in Sandy Heath Quarry in 2003. Mammoths had an incredible 5 to…
The first large-scale brewery in St Neots is thought to have been established by Samuel Emery who purchased The Bull Inn on the Market Square and the public house next door so that he could brew in larger quantities.
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https://www.stneotsmuseum.org.uk/wp-content/uploads/2017/07/1996.67.330048.jpg600900Liz Davieshttps://www.stneotsmuseum.org.uk/wp-content/uploads/2019/12/st-neots-museum-logo.svgLiz Davies2017-07-06 21:54:352019-02-07 11:32:01History of the paper mill, Little Paxton
https://www.stneotsmuseum.org.uk/wp-content/uploads/2020/06/IntStoresc1916-1.jpg10681722Rosanna Ringhttps://www.stneotsmuseum.org.uk/wp-content/uploads/2019/12/st-neots-museum-logo.svgRosanna Ring2020-06-26 10:56:202020-06-26 10:56:20The story of shopping
The Summer Solstice is almost upon us! Days are longer, nights are shorter, and the natural world is full of life. But what actually is a solstice, and why do we mark them in the way that we do? Read on…
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We're thrilled to announce that St Neots Museum has been awarded £14,845 of National Lottery funding by Arts Council England!
This comes from ACE's Emergency Response Fund to support the arts and museums…
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St Neots Museum Curator Liz Davies delves into the medical folk remedies recorded in Huntingdonshire
In 2020, the current COVID-19 pandemic is a major crisis gripping the world, but since biblical times,…
Munchable, scoffable, dunkable, WONDERFUL biscuits – few things in life are more pleasurable than a mug of tea and your favourite biccy.
It just so happens that the 29th May is officially National Biscuit…
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https://www.stneotsmuseum.org.uk/wp-content/uploads/2020/05/tudor-rose-garden.jpg432578Rosanna Ringhttps://www.stneotsmuseum.org.uk/wp-content/uploads/2019/12/st-neots-museum-logo.svgRosanna Ring2020-05-22 15:04:312020-05-22 15:56:26The history of English gardens
On Friday 8th May, the whole of Europe had intended to commemorate the end of World War II with VE and VJ Day events.
The events were to mark the 75th anniversary of the original Victory in Europe and…
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https://www.stneotsmuseum.org.uk/wp-content/uploads/2020/04/Trojan-Horse2.png403600Rosanna Ringhttps://www.stneotsmuseum.org.uk/wp-content/uploads/2019/12/st-neots-museum-logo.svgRosanna Ring2020-04-23 14:24:392020-04-23 14:31:21Famous surprise attacks from history
Have you dug up some archaeology in the garden, found an antique in the attic or at the back of a drawer – if it’s of local historical value we might be interested. Contact Cambridgeshire finds officer on 01223 728571 or pop in to the museum for a chat.