Tuesday, August 18, 2009

UK | England | Bristol | Museums

BBC NEWS | UK | England | Bristol | Museums appeal for work stories: "Two North Somerset museums are looking for help tracing the industrial history of the area with a view to setting up a heritage exhibition.

North Somerset Museum and the Helicopter Museum in Weston-super-Mare hope to track down people who worked in factories to record their memories.

Two open days will be held to explain how anyone interested can get involved.

The first is at the Helicopter Museum on 27 August, and the second at the North Somerset Museum on 12 September."

The Helicopter Museum.: "Welcome to the World's Largest Dedicated Helicopter Museum

Located in Weston-super-Mare on the South West coast of England

The Helicopter Museum is Weston-super-Mare's largest undercover all weather attraction
and a fun place for all the family, with a coffee shop, children's play area and gift shop."

Museum: "North Somerset Museum in Weston-super-Mare tells the story of the district through the objects in our care.

We offer a range of heritage services including:

* collecting objects which tell the story of North Somerset
* making those objects and their stories available to you via our exhibitions and events
* caring for the objects to help preserve them for the present and future generations
* recording information about each object to help build the public awareness of the district and its past
* inviting you to send us information to build our knowledge of North Somerset and answer any questions through our new Notes and Queries service"


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