The Riches Beneath Us

Bantock House Museum
14 August 2015 - 4 October 2015

‘The Riches Beneath Us: The Black Country’s Amazing Rocks’ highlights objects from the collection which have a local connection and show how the former collieries and limestone quarries in particular contributed to the assembly of an astounding group of fossils.

Georgian Enamels - A New Narrative

Bantock House Museum
14 May 2015 - 9 August 2015

This exhibition covers new and imagined stories and new enamels, created by local craftsman John Grayson, which are inspired by popular culture both eighteenth century and present day.

On The Right Tracks

Bantock House Museum
22 January 2015 - 10 May 2015

This exhibition explores the city’s involvement in the growth of the railways.

When Santa came to the Factory: Remembering the Works Children's Parties

Bantock House Museum
6 November 2014 - 18 January 2015

A lot of people remember Christmas parties organised by the factory where their family worked. In this exhibition we will be sharling and reliving those memories

Letters Home - Bantock House Museum

Bantock House Museum
14 August 2014 - 2 November 2014

Letters Home explores different elements of letters written during the First World War. At Bantock House, letters are displayed alongside objects selected from Wolverhampton’s collection and relevant items loaned from local collectors.

All that Glisters: 18th Century Steel Jewellery

Bantock House Museum
9 May 2014 - 10 August 2014

In the 1700s, Wolverhampton was highly regarded as a centre for the production of cut steel jewellery. Fashionable brooches, buckles and buttons were carefully crafted by riveting steel ‘gems’ to a base of thin sheet metal and then individually shaped and polished.

All in a Day's Work

Bantock House Museum
23 January 2014 - 5 May 2014

The Black Country was home to many large manufacturing companies that have now moved out or closed down. The exhibition provides a brief history of the companies in words and images and visitors are encouraged to share their own memories with us.

A Tribute to Agatha Christie

Bantock House Museum
24 October 2013 - 19 January 2014

Agatha Christie is well known as an author of murder mysteries and creator of inscrutable characters. Discover more about her life and work, including the unassuming Miss Marple and the brainy Belgian detective Hercule Poirot.

On Parade - The Real Dad’s Army

Bantock House Museum
15 August 2013 - 20 October 2013

Find out about the real Dad’s Army and what went on at Bantock House.

All Locked Up

Bantock House Museum
9 May 2013 - 11 August 2013

This exhibition will include displays of locks and keys from the city’s collection, alongside the history of Wolverhampton’s lock industry.

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