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Rail's future in the Northern Powerhouse

Today’s post is by Paul Kirkman, Director of the National Railway Museum.

Last night at the museum, fifty invited guests from the rail industry and beyond debated with Evan Davis rail’s role in creating the Northern Powerhouse. 582 more words

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Grand Opening and Book Signing

This retrospective exhibition, the first in ninety years, celebrates the publication of a monograph on the work of two seminal Santa Barbara architects. Osborne Craig is widely credited with establishing the Spanish Colonial style in Santa Barbara. 249 more words

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The Eye as Art: Anatomy and Vision in the 18th Century

There is not one Part of the whole Body, that discovers more Art and Disign (sic), than this small Organ: All its Parts are so excellently well contrived, so elegantly formed and nicely adjusted that none can deny it to be an Organ as magnificent and curious, as the Sense is useful and entertaining. 615 more words

Medical History

Progress on the Museum entrance way: rock on!

During the past week, we’ve watched a good bit of earthmoving, repairing and preparing the stream, its slopes, and the stream bed between the Museum parking lot and the Museum entrance. 248 more words


Ghostly Stories from our Visitor Hosts, Part 2

It is a commonly asked of our Visitors Hosts: Are the Museum buildings haunted? Guests are quick to relay the stories they have heard, and they are seeking confirmation that there might be spirits who call the museum their home. 1,539 more words

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Progress on the Museum entrance way: the road culvert

Last week has seen a lot of changes outdoors at the Birds of Vermont Museum, between our front door and our parking lot, and along that section of Sherman Hollow Road. 263 more words


SBHM Store Pick of the Week

Empty Mansions reveals an enthralling mystery of wealth and loss, and a secretive heiress named Huguette Clark. Though she owned palatial homes, why had she lived for twenty years in a simple hospital room, despite being in excellent health?  116 more words

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