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Exhibition News - Making History: Antiquaries in Britain 1707-2007

Chamber Tomb of Pentre Ifan near Newport, PembrokeshireChamber Tomb of Pentre Ifan near Newport, PembrokeshireOn Saturday 4th October 2008, the exhibition "Making History: Antiquaries in Britain 1707-2007" opened at Salisbury and South Wiltshire Museum.

It explores the development of archaeology, from antiquarianism to the rise of professional archaeology, and runs until 3rd January 2009.

Making History, presented in association with the Society of Antiquaries of London, features original works of art, manuscripts, and artefacts from their collection. It also includes a video installation by Wessex Archaeology staff showcasing some of the latest 3D capture techniques used in archaeology.

Admission to the museum is £5, which includes entrance to the exhibition. Opening times can be found on the Salisbury and South Wiltshire Museum website.

 

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