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Ely Museum’s new website & branding
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#MuseumFromHome: Christmas!
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#MuseumFromHome: Christmas!

MuseumFromHome: Christmas! Merry Christmas from all at Ely Museum! We hope you are all excited for Christmas in just a few weeks time, whilst we know Christmas this year might […]

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#MuseumFromHome: Halloween
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#MuseumFromHome: Halloween

MuseumFromHome: Halloween Halloween is at the end of the October half-term & we hope you will enjoy trying some of these Halloween themed crafts & activities during the school holidays! […]

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#MuseumFromHome: Apple Day
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#MuseumFromHome: Apple Day

MuseumFromHome: Apple Day Apple Day is an annual tradition, enjoyed each autumn in Ely. This year, Apple Day is taking place online, and despite Covid-19, the fun can still continue! […]

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#MuseumFromHome: Dragons
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#MuseumFromHome: Dragons

MuseumFromHome: Dragons Dragons are monsters which appear in stories and tales across the world and across all periods of history. Dragon tales are known in many cultures, from the Americas […]

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#MuseumFromHome: Fenland Animals
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#MuseumFromHome: Fenland Animals

MuseumFromHome: Fenland Animals The unique landscape of the fens makes it an excellent home to a wide variety of animals! Some fly high in the wide open sky and others […]

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#MuseumFromHome: Pirates
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#MuseumFromHome: Pirates

MuseumFromHome: Pirates Ahoy mateys! Welcome to this weeks #MuseumFromHome with Ely Museum – this week, we’re learning all about pirates! Joins us over on Facebook as we have fun with […]

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#MuseumFromHome: Ancient Egyptians
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#MuseumFromHome: Ancient Egyptians

MuseumFromHome: Ancient Egyptians Today’s #MuseumFromHome with Ely Museum is all about ancient Egypt! Egypt was one of the greatest civilizations of the past and the ancient Egyptian era, which began […]

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#MuseumFromHome: Around The World
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#MuseumFromHome: Around The World

MuseumFromHome: Around The World In this weeks #MuseumFromHome with Ely Museum, we’re leaving Ely in England and virtually visiting all the other Elys around the world! Did you know there […]

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#MuseumFromHome: Make A Museum
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#MuseumFromHome: Make A Museum

MuseumFromHome: Make A Museum This weeks #MuseumFromHome at Ely Museum is all about museums themselves! As museums across the country begin to open their doors again, and of course with […]

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#MuseumFromHome: Victorians
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#MuseumFromHome: Victorians

MuseumFromHome: Victorians The Victorians lived over 150 years ago during the reign of Queen Victoria, who ruled for 64 years from 1837 to 1901. At this time, Britain became the […]

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#MuseumFromHome: Coins
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#MuseumFromHome: Coins

#MuseumFromHome: Coins The history of money can be traced back over 4,000 years. During this time,currency has taken many different forms, including things we use as money today like coins […]

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#MuseumFromHome: RAF Hospital
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#MuseumFromHome: RAF Hospital

MuseumFromHome: RAF Hospital In the late 1930s, with the threat of War once again looming, the Royal Air Force was looking for more sites to build new airfields. In 1936, […]

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#MuseumFromHome: Vikings
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#MuseumFromHome: Vikings

MuseumFromHome: Vikings The name ‘Viking’ comes from a language called ‘Old Norse’ and means ‘a pirate raid’. Vikings traveled all over the world in their big ships and discovered lots […]

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#MuseumFromHome: Ely Castle
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#MuseumFromHome: Ely Castle

MuseumFromHome: Ely Castle If you visited Ely around 950 years ago, you would find a castle built to defend the Isle of Ely. The castle was probably built by King […]

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#MuseumFromHome: Drainage In The Fens
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#MuseumFromHome: Drainage In The Fens

MuseumFromHome: Drainage In The Fens Like the Romans 1600 years before him, King Charles I believed that draining the Fens could increase the value of the land, and therefore the […]

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#MuseumFromHome: The Old Gaol
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#MuseumFromHome: The Old Gaol

MuseumFromHome: The Old Gaol Today’s #MuseumFromHome post is all about the building where you can find Ely Museum today, the old gaol! Did you know that over 300 years ago […]

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#MuseumFromHome: Sports Day
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#MuseumFromHome: Sports Day

MuseumFromHome: Sports Day In today’s #MuseumFromHome post, Ely Museum is setting you a challenge to try over half term! Did you know that each year between 1893 – 1964 Ely […]

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#MuseumFromHome: Prehistoric Creatures
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#MuseumFromHome: Prehistoric Creatures

MuseumFromHome: Prehistoric Creatures This week we’re travelling back in time over 200 million years to the times when plesiosaurs swam in the warm Jurassic seas that covered this region! We […]

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#MuseumFromHome: Bronze Age
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#MuseumFromHome: Bronze Age

MuseumFromHome: Bronze Age This week we’re heading back about 4000 years to the Bronze Age to learn more about how people lived and the things they did! We know people […]

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#MuseumFromHome: VE Day
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#MuseumFromHome: VE Day

MuseumFromHome: VE Day This Friday, the 8th May 2020 marks the 75th anniversary of VE Day. It was on this day in 1945 that, after 6 long years of war, […]

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#MuseumFromHome: Eels
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#MuseumFromHome: Eels

MuseumFromHome: Eels As so many of you enjoyed last week’s #MuseumFromHome post all about the Fens we’re carrying on the theme this week with something that makes Ely famous – […]

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#MuseumFromHome: The Fens
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#MuseumFromHome: The Fens

MuseumFromHome: The Fens Now we are back to term-time scheduling, we hope you will enjoy this weeks #MuseumFromHome post which focuses on the beautiful landscape that surrounds us here in […]

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#MuseumFromHome: Spring
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#MuseumFromHome: Spring

MuseumFromHome: Spring We hope you enjoyed the lovely weather over the Easter Weekend! As the Easter holidays continue, we hope you’ll join us at Ely Museum as we #MuseumFromHome with […]

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#MuseumFromHome: Easter
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#MuseumFromHome: Easter

MuseumFromHome: Easter As we enjoy the school Easter holidays, this week’s #MuseumFromHome is Easter themed! Although, due to our National Lottery Heritage Fund redevelopment of the Old Gaol, our doors […]

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#MuseumFromHome: Anglo Saxons
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#MuseumFromHome: Anglo Saxons

MuseumFromHome: Anglo Saxons As the covid-19 situation continues & we continue to learn and work from home, our #MuseumFromHome series is back for another week! We’ll be bringing short lessons […]

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#MuseumFromHome: Romans
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#MuseumFromHome: Romans

MuseumFromHome: Romans Whilst Ely Museum closed its doors back in September when our National Lottery Heritage Fund redevelopment project began, the current COVID-19 situation brings a new set of challenges […]

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