Local Museums: essential narrators of urban history

Hull Streetlife museum

Join us as we discuss the Local Museums.

Museums are at the heart of storytelling for towns and cities.  We discuss how the scope, excitement and emersion of local museums helps narrate the history of urban development and culture.

Our conversation explores the significance of local museums in preserving culture and democratising history. It delves into the presentation of town history, highlighting examples such as York Castle Museum and Sea City in Southampton. Fun and uniqueness aspects are also discussed, featuring Ipswich Museum and Black Country Living Museum. Additionally, the podcast touches on the scope of museums, including their coverage of various topics beyond local matters such as Coventry and Hull transport museums, and the immersive experiences offered by museums like Milestones in Basingstoke and Black Country Living Museum.

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