Category Archives: Museums

Berwick Barracks – King’s Own Scottish Borderers Regimental Museum

The entrance to Berwick Barracks, Berwick-upon-Tweed, Northumberland.

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Kilmainham Gaol Museum

I promised you a look around the museum at Kilmainham Gaol, and as this post is in effect Kilmainham Gaol Part Two, it comes fairly swiftly after the first. 

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The Somme – Auchonvillers: Ocean Villas Tea Rooms Museum

Still in Auchonvillers, just three hundred yards from our previous stop at the communal cemetery, here we are back at Ocean Villas Tea Rooms run by the ever-welcoming Avril Williams (inset: Duncan Senior and others tuck in on a previous … Continue reading

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Ypres (Ieper) – The Cloth Hall: In Flanders’ Fields Museum

Late afternoon in a wintry Ieper, and, as we have a little time to spare, let’s pay a quick visit to the In Flanders’ Fields Museum, which you can find in the Cloth Hall (on the left above, of course), … Continue reading

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Science Museum, London – Wounded: Conflict, Casualties and Care Exhibition 2016

Tagged and blanketed. British and German wounded await evacuation.

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Travels on the Somme Part Ten Addendum – Albert: The Somme 1916 Museum

I’m not a great one for museums – every hour spent in one is an hour I could be out in the field – but if you’re in Albert, the Somme 1916 Museum is well worth some of your time.  … Continue reading

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The Menin Road – Hill 62 Museum Trenches

Shells and shell holes. Trenches. Even shattered tree stumps, now a shrine for tourists or pilgrims. These trenches appear to be part of the British front line system as it wound its way through the southern part of Sanctuary Wood … Continue reading

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