Blog Posts from March 2015

New Season Begins – 2015

New Season Begins – 2015We’re open and there’s so much to learn and enjoy this year! A new temporary exhibition ‘Tramway Tommies and Clippie Girls’ is open next to the ‘Survive and Thrive the Electric Era’ exhibition in the Derby Assembly Rooms. The exhibition explains how the...

Almost there!

Almost there!In little over a week, on Saturday 28th March, we will re-open for the 2015 season and finishing touches are being made to complete the maintenance and improvement work which has been keeping staff, contractors and volunteers busy over the winter. The final stage of...

Liverpool ‘Liner’ 869 Update

Liverpool ‘Liner’ 869 UpdateOur latest update on work with Liverpool 869 is a little like a school science experiment, but gives a fascinating insight into the processes that our contractors Dorlec Ltd use. So what were they up to, well it was a major step forward in 869’s overhaul as the...

Finishing Touches

Finishing TouchesIt has been a little while since we updated you on our track work programme that we have been undertaking over the closed winter period. A lot of hard work has taken place by the Museums staff, volunteers and partner contractors to complete the job, but we are now...