Museums in Books: The History Keepers

Welcome back to another Museums in Books! Previously I’ve explored The Mystery of the Whispering MummyΒ and now I’m turning my museum-y gaze to another book aimed at younger readers -Damian Dibben’s The History Keepers.   You might recall me mentioning Damian Dibben in a previous post. Well, that’s because Damian is a big fan of…

Found in drawers

There is a perception that we know everything about everything that’s in museums. By ‘we’ I mean ‘people who work in museums’ be they curator, conservator, educator or whatever. There’s a very good chance that between the entire workforce of a given museum, you can cover pretty much everything in stores. Sometimes there’s an unexpected…