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Why not take the opportunity next weekend to visit one of the fabulous wealth of museums and galleries on offer nationwide.
There are lots of different types of museums, from traditional established ones housed in historical buildings dating back to the 1900’s to new venues located in modern contemporary premises.
Living & Open Air Museums worth a visit include the Black Country Living Museum - in the Midlands, Beamish – The North of England Open Air Museum in the North East , and Chiltern Open Air Museum in Buckinghamshire.
Museums celebrating our rich transportation heritage include the Crich Tramway Village – Derbyshire, Imperial War Museum- Duxford and The National Motor Museum - Hampshire housing Lord Montagu’s famous car collection
A weekend stroll around a gallery can be an educational and uplifting experience. Galleries vary from long established ones housed in grand old historic buildings to the more recent contemporary breed, epitomized by The Tate.