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Behind the Scenes Tour: More in Store

Take a 50-minute behind-the-scenes tour. See some of the reserve collections and find out more about the conservation, display and storage of objects. If you are a wheelchair user, please call 01392 265858 before booking tickets. Location Information Name: More in Store – Behind the Scenes Address: RAMM Royal Albert Memorial Museum & Art Gallery Queen St […]

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Second World War Handling Session

Volunteer guides will help you to explore and handle authentic and replica Second World War objects. Learn about the Exeter Blitz, food rationing, gas masks and air raid wardens. Examine an original Luftwaffe map of Exeter and an Anderson Shelter, plus much more.

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Jeff Rose: Our Great Migration

Doors and bar 6.30pm, talk 7pm Gallery 20 £16 early bird until 1 July, £18 full price Pioneering archaeologist, National Geographic Explorer and TV presenter Dr Jeff Rose delves into RAMM’s migration theme by exploring one of humankind’s earliest adventures out of Africa. Investigating human origins in the Arabian Peninsula since 2000, Dr Rose has […]

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World Cultures Tour

Join a 60-minute tour to explore RAMM’s World Cultures galleries which contain objects exploring the indigenous people and cultures of the Pacific Ocean, Asia, Africa and the Americas. Many of these items are very rare. The objects on display were mainly acquired in the 19th century by mariners, travellers, traders and missionaries, especially those serving […]

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Ancient Egyptian Tour

Join a 30-minute tour to explore our Egyptian collection and visit the tomb of Shep en-Mut. Learn about the gods, religion and objects from everyday life, such as amulets, make-up and jewellery. Visit Shep en-Mut and view her cartonnage and coffin. Hear Shep en-Mut’s story, learn about canopic jars, shabtis and much more. Meet in […]

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Explore the Museum Tour

Discover objects and stories with our tour guide. Meet Gerald the giraffe, find out about the samurai armour, listen to the story behind the totem pole. Visit the bird and insect galleries. Finish your tour with local history, from the first settlers in Devon to the Second World War. This one-hour tour is a great […]

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Local History Tour

Local history 60-minute tour Thursday 9 May Wednesday 10 July Tuesday 13 August £5 Meet in the Courtyard Join a 60-minute tour of the Local History collection. Explore the archaeology of Devon from prehistory, the Roman conquest and medieval times through to Exeter during the Second World War. Learn about the Tudors and Stuarts. Listen […]

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Explore Roman Devon and the Seaton Down Hoard tours

First and third Thur of each month 2 to 2.30pm £2.50 Meet in the Courtyard Join a 30-minute tour of RAMM’s Roman collection. Learn about the discovery of the Seaton Down Hoard and life in Roman Devon and Exeter. Find out about the arrival of a Roman Legion in Isca, the construction of the fortress […]

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Explore Roman Devon and the Seaton Down Hoard tours

First and third Thur of each month 2 to 2.30pm £2.50 Meet in the Courtyard Join a 30-minute tour of RAMM’s Roman collection. Learn about the discovery of the Seaton Down Hoard and life in Roman Devon and Exeter. Find out about the arrival of a Roman Legion in Isca, the construction of the fortress […]

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Found in the Ground: Junior Finds Day

For all you budding archaeologists, have you ever wondered what happens when an object, it could be ‘treasure’, is found and taken to a museum or to the county’s Finds Liaison Officer? Here is your chance to find out by working with Dr. Lucy Shipley, FLO for Devon. You will have the chance to work […]

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