Tag Archives: World War II

Find it Friday! – Week 25.

Of all the sites the Curatorial Services oversee at least two cover the history of World War II; the Air Raid Shelters and Stockport Story Museum. We have a number of collection objects here in relation to that time, mostly … Continue reading

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Find it Friday! – Week 17.

There was no Find it Friday! – Week 16 as I was off for the week but I am going to make that up to you with an amazing object this week and the story of how it played its part in … Continue reading

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A surprisingly large donation!

When a new donation is offered to a museum it is always an interesting and exciting time. In a previous post, which you can read HERE, I outlined the procedure that allows for us to identify if a donation is … Continue reading

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This is a public service announcement!

Friday evening was the launch of the new Air Raid Shelters!! All the refurbishments, all the hard work and now, the Air Raid Shelters have reopened to visitors! The evening started at The Plaza in Stockport. Upon entering, guests were … Continue reading

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Land of Hope and Glory!

As you are aware, work on the Air Raid Shelters (ARS) has been on going and heading towards a big opening event on the 28th June, THIS FRIDAY!!! So, as you can imagine it has been all hands to the … Continue reading

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She sells sea shells at Stockport Story Museum.

It is only Wednesday and a lot has already been going on and getting done this week, which is always great news! I started Monday morning by, unfortunately, taking apart a display that was once in Vernon Park Museum. Vernon … Continue reading

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Air Raid Shelters Update!

As mentioned in earlier posts, the restoration of the objects from the Air Raid Shelters has been an ongoing process but is heading towards its conclusion, slowly but steadily. Hopefully, when these objects are reintroduced in to the Air Raid … Continue reading

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