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      Highlight Tours of Wunderkammer: Hastings Curiosities in Hastings

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      January 7, 2020

      Tuesday   2:00 PM

      Bohemia Road
      Hastings, United Kingdom

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      Highlight Tours of Wunderkammer: Hastings Curiosities

      Delve deeper into the Wunderkammer with a member of the curatorial team as they take you on a personal journey through the exhibition. Wunderkammer brings together objects from the depths of our stores. The exhibition includes marvellous natural history specimens, ancient archaeological artefacts, local and social history objects and works of fine and decorative arts; the majority of the objects on display will not have been shown for many years. The exhibition takes its name from the German for ‘Cabinets of Curiosities’. These were an early type of museum developed during the sixteenth to eighteenth centuries by wealthy merchants and nobles. These early museums combined displays of natural history, art and antiquities in an attempt to categorise and tell stories about the marvels of the natural world.

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