Lost Property: Private Loss to Public Gain

Date: 5 June 2017 10:00:00 - 1 October 2017
Time: 10:00
Location: Moyse's Hall Museum, IP33 1DX

Suffolk and Norfolk consistently yield high proportions of “treasure” reported to The Portable Antiquities Scheme each year. Moyse’s Hall’s catalogue reads like a Who’s Who of Bury St Edmunds Victorian academia. Henry Prigg, who discovered Graves at West Stow, M. R. James who helped form the earliest academic surveys of the Town’s former Abbey, Harvey Frost whose coin collection affords the Museum a dynastic history of England through Money to name but a few. Such collections come through the perseverance of public finds and their subsequent generosity. The assistance of the Portable Antiquities Scheme, and the benevolence of Charitable bodies such as the Art Fund. Drop-in workshops 11am – 12pm, 2pm – 3pm Every Tuesday from 25 July – 29 August 2017 Price: Included in standard admission Schools Workshops Our Heritage Officers are able to offer themed tours related to the exhibition for school groups. To make an enquiry, please contact alex.mcwhirter@westsuffolk.gov.uk or daniel.clarke@westsuffolk.gov.uk or telephone 01284 757160 Times: Mon – Sat 10am -5pm (last entry 4pm) Sun 12pm – 4pm (last entry 3pm) Tickets: Adults £4, Concessions £2, Families £10 (Up to 5 people – min. 1 child, min. 1 adult) Heritage ticket holders FOC Booking: No Booking required for general exhibition. NB. Certain special events will require advance booking.