MUSEUMS WEEK ON YOUR DOORSTEP
Saturday 17 May 1997
Helicopter Museum in Weston-super-Mare and the Museum of Rugby at Twickenham) and "Hidden Treasures".
With a record 863 participating museums, there will be something to appeal to all tastes. Among the highlights are a musical trail through Holst's Birthplace museum in Cheltenham, and "Dinosaurs of the Gobi Desert" at The Natural History Museum (left) which boasts 80- million-year-old fossils from Mongolia. And the goriest event: a Victorian amputation "demonstration" at London's Old Operating Theatre Museum.
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