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History and Collections


Museum History

City Art Gallery and MuseumWorcester Museum was founded in 1833 by the members of the Worcestershire Natural History Society and claims to be one of the oldest regional museums in the Country.  In 1835 a new building was built to house the collections in Foregate Street. Find out the full history of the City Museums here.



The City Museum contains a  fantastic collection that includes Natural History, GeologyEthnology, Archaeology and Social HistoryArt, and items from the  Worcestershire Regiment and the Worcestershire Yeomanry Cavalry.




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