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The University of Nottingham Museum

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Anj H
Cannock, UK174 contributions
Open Day 29.06.19
Jun 2019 • Family
A very large university and has all facilities on site for students. However, needed more helpers or signage on route as finding the venues for talks was difficult. The law talk only two talks for the whole day very disappointing but criminology every 30 minutes which was great as we didn’t miss it. A very relaxed atmosphere and staff and helpers were approachable and helpful.
Written June 29, 2019
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Master Jonjon
London, UK341 contributions
Archaeology: the ultimate showcase of academic soft-powers.
May 2019 • Friends
... Imagine everyday objects that’s shifted in time – a place to tell great stories, or at least as much as what can be deciphered and fit into a history frame. And you can do your own comparative 'archaeology of archaeology' if you wish, by contrasting departmental museums from around the country, on how they’re doing their job: Cambridge tries to interest us with the recent and the relatable (they have to; it's a dual-scholarship with anthropology); UCL's A G Leventis puts everything on a political timeline. Or perhaps if you're really in for a challenge, why not revisit the mummifying old-school of Petrie Museum? Warning: typewritten labels on browned cardboards.

But now find yourself in another kind of experience in Nottingham University. For as soon as you’re experienced enough to compare, you’ll then realize life is full of surprises especially when it comes to curating choices.

1. U Nottingham's Museum of Archaeology offers a less ambitious (and hence concentrated) project: it features finds from East Midlands with emphasis on Nottinghamshire.

2. To follow through the timeline you'd need to go counter-clockwise starting with the lithic axes.

3. Some of these place names would come in handy later: Attenborough and Dragonby (tools and pottery, up to Iron Age), Margidunum (you’re right: it's a Roman town), Kingston.

4. Do check out the corridors and gallery just next to the museum. They're part of Lakeside Arts and feature various temporary exhibitions.
Written June 22, 2019
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Anil258
Bangkok, Thailand81 contributions
Helpful tips
Sep 2018 • Family
Let me share our experience, if you are coming with your children to collage admissions at University of Nottingham.
You can stay any hotels in the city and go to university by bus # 34 , which is running every 10 minutes from the city - only 20 minutes journey
Take a bus card from the Victoria bus station / Robin Hood card from the vending machines in the bus stops
UBER is always available
Buy all the stuffs from PRIMAX
In the university use hopper bus , no need to pay anything

Written September 25, 2018
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Olwyn H
Ipswich, UK253 contributions
Viking Sagas
Feb 2018 • Couples
Two excellent exhibitions. Viking sagas explained about how the Norse chronicles were painstakingly translated by Victorian scholars, when heroic tales were in vogue. The university library has an extensive collection of old manuscripts rarely seen by the public.
The second part was about Viking life with exhibits on loan from York and the British Museum. There were a group of ladies demonstrating the art of medieval tapestry work, which was fascinating to observe. Many of the exhibits were coin and bullion hoards of silver. When analysed they showed that half of the silver was Arabic in origin, the rest, western European, showing how well Vikings travelled and traded.
Favourite object was a Viking helmet similar but less ornte than that from Sutton Hoo.
Written March 4, 2018
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Tatjana S
Falkirk, UK623 contributions
A very small and sad musejm
Jul 2017 • Business
I went to the university for a conference and decided to visit the museum with a friend. I was joking saying that the museum was just in one room, but actually it came out that I was right. There are very few items displayed, in glass cases that don't allow you to look at the items properly or take decent pictures. I really appreciated the effort put by students and staff in taking care of the museum, but the collection should be enlarged.
Written July 1, 2017
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Jamal Doqqa
Amman, Jordan133 contributions
Best MBA studies
Jul 2015 • Solo
One of the best Universities in the UK and the World, as well as best Comprehensive MBA Program, with special focus on Communication and Interpersonal Skills. And Well Known Professors Like Ken Starkey and Christene Ennew teach there.

University life is excellent, with lots of international students. You can live in Campus or outside alone or with a family. People are Very Nice and Helpful.

It's an Amazing Life Changing and Development Experience.
Written June 28, 2016
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sussanee
8 contributions
Beautifull place
Mar 2016 • Friends
I really like it this place i have never think that i will visit it but my friend take me to this place just want to said wow very much enjoy and i recommend every one
Written June 25, 2016
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Liz D
Stonnall, United Kingdom45 contributions
Well worth a visit - keep an eye open for events.
Apr 2016 • Family
I have visited this museum three times now. It is a fantastic little place with a great atmosphere. Lots of local finds from several different periods in history. Today we visited as part of Nottingham's Big Day Out. There was a handling session whereby visitors got to handle actual exhibits - a roman ear wax scoop (!), a penannular brooch, a Roman hair pin and two hand axes, one Neolithic and one Paleolithic. There was also an "archaeological dig" for children where they could dig in a pretend pit and find replica items. Even without the special events for the Big Day Out it is well worth a visit. There is also a shop, a lovely cafe and the museum is part of the Lakeside Arts Centre. There is a children's play area and a lovely walk around a pool with ducks, geese, swans etc and also boats for hire. A good day out for all the family.
Written April 17, 2016
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Neil G
Nottingham, UK353 contributions
Great Small Museum
Nov 2015 • Family
For anyone interested in archaeology, with a wide range of local finds on display, from Mammoth tooth, Roman Finds, through to Saxon and others, a range of finds are clearly listed, with fun activities for younger children when we visited, we could have spent a bit longer looking at each item, but ran short of time
Written March 10, 2016
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