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Before the Pyramids: The Rise of Civilization in Ancient Egypt

Before the Pyramids: The Rise of Civilization in Ancient Egypt

Chris Ellis (Cotswold Archaeology) Thursday 24th April, 7 – 8.30pm. The lecture will look at the shift from mythological or ancient histories of ancient Egypt to the results of increasingly archaeological investigations from the 19th century onwards, through excavations  into the rise of  its ancient civilization. The story includes some fascinating characters as well as … Continue reading

Adopt a Coin

Adopt a Coin

Adopt a Roman Coin from Corinium Museum to help raise £15,000 to conserve and display the Tetbury Coin Hoard! The Tetbury Hoard was discovered and excavated in the days following its discovery. The coins, and the vessel they were found in, were declared Treasure and initially sent to the British Museum for analysis. They have … Continue reading

Gold Award Winning Romans App

Gold Award Winning Romans App

The Corinium Museum Romans App has won the prestigious Gold Digital Impact Award 2013 for the Best use of Digital in the Public Sector. ‘Romans’ brings the sites and objects of Roman Cirencester or Corinium Dobunorum together in a way that has never been possible before. Corinium was the second largest town in Roman Britain … Continue reading

Museum Cake Day

Museum Cake Day

June the 19th has been declared Museum Cake Day, a theme started by Culture Themes, which encourages Museums to share their images of cake: cake in art, cake as art, cakes used for museum party cake, or anything else just as long as it involves cake. The team here at the Corinium Museum like a … Continue reading

Big Awards for Small Visitor Attraction

Big Awards for Small Visitor Attraction

Corinium Museum has won a Silver Award in the Small Visitor Attraction category at the prestigious VisitEngland Awards for Excellence 2013 Ceremony. The Silver Award is one of the highest accolades for Excellence in Tourism in England which VisitEngland can bestow.  Corinium Museum’s Curator Amanda Hart and Commercial Services Officer Isobel Milne were presented with … Continue reading