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Latest News: Museum on
the Move is coming to the end of its current 3 year funding period
and The Marches Network is very grateful to Birmingham Museums
Trust and Arts Council England for their support.
We are exploring a range of other funding
options and are hopeful that both mobile museums will continue to
tour the region. If you would like to make a booking, or if
you would like to know more about sponsorship options, please get
in touch with Chris Copp at firstname.lastname@example.org
Museum on the Move 2014 exhibition –
A travelling cross curricular, chronological
tour of the arts, industries, food and facts that make our counties
Made Here is a new exhibition
which uncovers the cogs and levers that make our counties work.
Using objects and interactive activities you
can delve deeper into the story of ‘Made Here’ from before humans
lived here to present day industries and people.
A cross curricular experience, suitable for
all key stages, ages and abilities.
Climb aboard the Museum on the Move
Museum on the Move is delivered by a
partnership covering most of the West Midlands.
Website - www.museumonthemove.org.uk
Facebook – Museum on The
How to Find Out More
For further details about this exhibition or to book please
Sue Pope - Learning, Volunteering and Partnerships Manager
Telephone: 01299 250416
or Julie Smith - Learning Resources Assistant:
Telephone: 01299 250416
Warwickshire and Worcestershire Museum
Services jointly deliver the Museum on the
Move service. This project is funded through Arts Council
England (ACE) and forms part of the wider Museums Keep
Moving partnership. This partnership involves the shire
counties of the Midlands (Worcestershire, Warwickshire,
Herefordshire and Staffordshire) and the Black Country conurbation
(Wolverhampton). Museum on the Move
(MoM) exists to challenge rural isolation and
social exclusion and to provide access to museum services for a
variety of audiences. These include visits to schools,
sheltered accommodation, disability groups, care homes, hospitals,
town centres, festivals and shows as well as a range of other
In 2010 the project was awarded the
Sandford Award for Heritage Education as a mark of
our excellence in the field of heritage learning.
Our exhibitions are supported by outreach
materials including a learning pack and handling boxes
of objects. Two facilitators
accompany the bus on any journey and are there to help people make
sense of and enjoy the exhibition.
Our exhibitions are fun, enjoyable,
educational and memorable. We also hope that
our exhibitions will enhance the teaching and
appreciation of the arts, heritage and culture at all
levels and build knowledge and confidence in people of all ages and
- Staff are specially trained to drive the vehicle and to
interpret the exhibition on board.
- A set of handling boxes is available to use off the
- The vehicle needs a safe place to park and sufficient access
and turning space.
- We recommend a maximum of 10 to 12 children or adults on board
at any one time. There is room for 2 wheelchairs to manoeuvre
inside the vehicle.
- A visit on board takes approximately 40 minutes
This page was last reviewed 16 February 2015 at 14:22 by Rachel Robinson.