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Collection Lab insights

Hear interesting stories and personal insights about some of the objects that are in the Collection Lab display. Led by volunteers, these 20 minute talks are free with museum entry tickets.

Upcoming introduction talks

Saturday 25 July
14:00 and 15:00
Wednesday 29 July
14:00 and 15:00
Saturday 1 August
14:00 and 15:00
Saturday 8 August
14:00 and 15:00
Wednesday 12 August
14:00 and 15:00
Saturday 15 August
14:00 and 15:00

What can you find in this display?

  • 35
    collection objects
  • 1
  • 40
    object pairings
  • 9
    tea pots

Meet at the entrance to Collection Lab five minutes before talk start time, drop-in only.
Talks are intended for individuals, families and small groups.
If you are a group of 10 or more people, please contact the Visitor Experience team on
+44 (0)20 7940 8783 in advance of your visit.

Talks are volunteer-led and guides will provide their own approach and insight into selected objects and themes in the display.

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