A428 Excavations Update

Lead Archaeologist Steve Sherlock gives us a brief rundown of progress so far on the archaeological excavations taking place on the A428.

Curator’s Corner – Celtic Treasure

Our opening exhibition for May 2021 is Celtic Treasure, featuring the stunning Kimbolton hoard of Iron Age stater coins. Join Curator Liz Davies, as she tells us more about the coins, their designs, and their significance to the people who buried them in the ground nearly 2,000 years ago.

Find out more about the exhibition HERE, and read more about the coins HERE.

Family crafts – Easter hat

Have a go at making your very own Easter chick hat! Watch the video to see how it’s done, and click on the links below to download the template and step-by-step instructions…

Please Note: There’s a bit in the video where we show you two-ways to fold the red leg strips. You choose which method you’d prefer!

Easter Hat Template
Easter Hat Instructions

Toddler Time – Christmas

Our Education Officer Lesley is back with a quick Christmas edition of Toddler Time! Join her as she goes on a search for some Christmas present ideas in the museum. There’s also two Christmas poems and a crafty Christmas activity for the home to enjoy. Just click to download the Perfect Paper Chains template, and see the image gallery below for a step-by-step guide.

Curator’s Corner – Our Medieval Skeleton

If you’ve been to the museum, you’ll have seen our human skeleton displayed in our Early History Gallery. Lots of people think that this is the skeleton of St Neot himself, but we’re sorry to say they’re wrong! So, just who does this skeleton belong to? Watch our curator Liz unravel the mystery…

Curator’s Corner – Ghosts of St Mary’s Churchyard

Come along with us as we take a quick, ghostly tour around St Mary’s Churchyard, with our curator Liz Davies. We’ve not been able to run our regular Ghost Walks this year, and so we’ve decided to do the next best thing. We hope you enjoy!

To donate to the museum, visit our dedicated donations page: https://www.stneotsmuseum.org.uk/donate/

Take a closer look at the William Heath memorial and the Darnell grave below:


Curator’s Corner – Victor Ekins and the Battle of Britain

Join our curator Liz for the latest edition of #CuratorsCorner. September 2020 marks the 80th Anniversary of the Battle of Britain, and in this episode, Liz tells us all about local Battle of Britain hero Victor Ekins…

Toddler Time – Behind the Scenes at the Museum

It’s Toddler Time once again! In this edition, we join Lesley as she takes a look behind the scenes at the museum, searching through the museum stores to find hidden treasures. As usual, we finish with story-time, so get yourself comfortable and come and explore with us!

Curator’s Corner – Edwardian Police Cells

Join our curator Liz for a quick tour around the Edwardian police cells that form part of the museum. See where the prisoners would have slept and exercised, and find out why the water cistern for the toilet isn’t actually inside the toilet!

Family Crafts – Shadow Monsters

In our latest crafty video we show you how to make your very own shadow puppet monster using materials from around the home. Why not make a whole gang of monsters so that you can create your own play? We’d love to see any that you make, just tag us in your creations on Facebook, Instagram or Twitter @StNeotsMuseum.