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MG 90 exhibition opens
Published on: 19 Mar 2014
We are delighted to announce the opening of a special exhibition celebrating 90 years since the creation of the MG Marque. The history of MG in Abingdon is one of international recognition, with owners and enthusiasts visiting the spiritual home and MG Car Club from far and wide including Australia, America, Japan and China. The exhibition is a delightful collection of authentic factory memorabilia, personal items owned by Cecil Kimber - sometimes known as the Father of MG, replica models, trophies and footage from the British Motor Heritage Archives. The exhibition will be open Tuesday-... more
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Arts & Culture, Heritage
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Abingdon County Hall Museum
Published on: 18 Jan 2014
The new exhibition in the Sessions Gallery at the museum is now open. Come and find out all about the high-tech Diamond Light Source, how it works, why international scientists come to Oxfordshire to use it and what they have discovered, including Little Gribble! 
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Arts & Culture
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Abingdon County Hall Museum
Published on: 18 Jan 2014
The lunchtime lecture by John Homewood on the Wild Rose design of blue and white pottery taking place at 1pm on 21 January is now fully booked. The talk will be repeated on Thursday 27 February at 7pm, so please book early to avoid disappointment. Phone the museum on 01235 523703 or e-mail us on abingdon.museum@abingdon.gov.uk
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Arts & Culture
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Abingdon County Hall Museum
Published on: 17 Dec 2013
Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year from everyone at the Museum   The County Hall Museum will be open until 4pm on Sunday 22 December for all your last minute Christmas gift purchases. The Museum re-opens with selected items at sales prices on 3 January at 10am. Throughout 2014 we will be open Tuesday - Sunday and summer Bank Holiday Mondays from 10am to 4pm.   
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Abingdon County Hall Museum
Published on: 28 Nov 2013
Showing off on Charter Day at the Museum The children of John Mason School, Abingdon, were surprised to find on arrival to the museum galleries, a series of historical figures explaining and exploring the history of late Tudor Abingdon. In the main gallery William and Lady Blacknall and Lady Stonehouse explored the dissolution of the Abbey and Chantries, and development of the town charter. Upstairs the quarrelsome John Blacknall and Sir George Stonehouse argued over their rights to the River Thames, as well as the origins and history of the Monks Map followed by a special opening of the roof... more
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Arts & Culture, Heritage
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Abingdon County Hall Museum
30,000th visitor to Abingdon Museum
Published on: 15 Jun 2013
On 15th June the Museum was delighted to welcome its 30,000th visitor. Since reopening in July 2012 the Museum has received fantastic support from the public and was thrilled to welcome Tim and Leeanne from Queensland Australia as our 30,000th visitors. They were visiting Abingdon-on-Thames with family members Martin, Alison and Molly from Kennington, Oxfordshire.  They all enjoyed a visit to the Museum with complimentary tickets to the roof to view Abingdon.  
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Arts & Culture
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Abingdon County Hall Museum
The Duke of Gloucester KG GCVO
Published on: 08 Mar 2013
Abingdon County Hall Museum was officially reopened following the completion of the Heritage Lottery funded refurbishment of the Grade I Listed building by H.R.H. The Duke of Gloucester KG GCVO on 8th March 2013
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Arts & Culture
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Abingdon County Hall Museum

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