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Collections - V&A Museum of Childhood

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The V&A Museum of Childhood houses the UK's national collection of childhood-related objects, one of the finest in the world.
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Dulwich Picture Gallery

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England's oldest public art gallery, celebrating 200 years in 2011 Now on Show: Ragamala: Paintings from India...
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Welcome - RAMM Royal Albert Memorial Museum

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In December 2011 Exeter's Royal Albert Memorial Museum and Art Gallery (RAMM) reopened after a multi-million pound refurbishment with the galleries, facilities and services expected of a truly modern museum.

A very colourful modern website which provides good access to collections online (in development), as well as addressing a variety of audiences

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Hunterian Museum and Archives — The Royal College of Surgeons of England

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The website both invites visitors, including schoolchildren and other learners, and links to online catalogues, where objects are viewable along with their records.

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Computer History Museum

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The world's largest history museum for the preservation and presentation of artifacts and stories of the Information Age located in the heart of Silicon Valley...

This is both an online museum and a physical museum. It has several online exhibitions presented as slideshows with captions. It also has a great timeline feature. It has several online catalogue with items mostly viewable online. It's a big website but clearly laid out and easy to navigate.

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Liverpool museums - Walker Art Gallery

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The Walker Art Gallery, Liverpool houses one of Europe's finest collections of paintings, drawings, sculpture and decorative art and is one of eight National Museums Liverpool.

Notable features: Top 10 'must sees', a special interactive section for children, a blog to keep things topical

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Home · Museum of Australian Democracy at Old Parliament House

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Housed in one of Australia’s most-loved buildings, the Museum of Australian Democracy at Old Parliament House brings the journey of Australian democracy to life—presenting its past, present and possible futures.
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Horniman Museum and Gardens

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The Horniman Museum and Gardens are a fascinating, family-friendly attraction in South London’s Forest Hill. We have collections of anthropology, musical instruments, and natural history, and also an aquarium, 16-acre gardens, and animal enclosure.
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Royal Museums Greenwich: sea, ships, time and the stars : RMG

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The National Maritime Museum, Greenwich consists of the Maritime Galleries, the Royal Observatory and the 17th-century Queen's House, and incorporates the Prime Meridian of the world and London's only planetarium.
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Welcome to The Collection Museum, Lincoln | The Collection

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The Collection brings together an award winning archaeology museum and the region’s premier art gallery, the Usher Gallery, in the heart of historic Lincoln.

This website is modern and colourful. It provides good information about the collections - what can be found in the museum - but not online catalogues. It is inviting to a number of differnt audiences. It also has a blog.

 

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Soane Museum, London - Sir John Soane, R.A., Architect

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The house and Museum of Sir John Soane, R.A., architect in London...

This website is clearly laid out and offers access to a variety of online catalogues and an education microsite.

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London Metropolitan Archives

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Records and archives...

LMA has a digital archive centre which people can visit to search the catalogues/view items of interest: City Digital Archive. There is some access from remote computers, but not to as many records. It also links to Collage (City of London Library and Art Gallery) http://collage.cityoflondon.gov.uk/collage/app?service=page/About which is an online catalogue of images browsable through topics and exhibitions.

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Whitechapel Gallery

The expanded Whitechapel Gallery is now open.

The website promotes the venues activities - including exhibitions curated by London Metropolitan University students. It has an online catalogue of its archive (in a separate microsite) but items are not viewable online. The websites is clear, clean and easily navigable, aimed primarily at promoting museum visits.

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