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Abington Park Museum online resources


Abington Park Museum online resources

These resources provide an online window into the physical spaces of Abington Park Museum. They include key objects and collections.


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Virtual historic tour of Abington Park Museum

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Sit back and enjoy a tour of Abington Park Museum from the comfort of your own home. Let our volunteers guide you in this virtual experience. Discover the history of the building and the stories of the people that have lived here.


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The story of the manor told by characters who once lived and worked here. Find out about the building of the manor house, mysterious lost Shakespeare plays and radical new treatments for mental health in the 1800s.


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Object story tours of Abington Park Museum

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Take a tour of the galleries and historic rooms at Abington Park Museum through objects on display. Find out about a mysterious ancient Roman sacophagus, games played in the park and artworks on display.


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Take an audio tour of the Abington oak panels with our history curator. In this tour we consider the stories depicted and discuss their meaning and symbolism. The carved panels, of which the earliest date from between 1485 and 1508, were originally made for elsewhere in the building and depict entertainment, hunting, religion and heraldry.


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Military timeline

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Explore how the Northamptonshire Regiment and the Northamptonshire Yeomanry were formed and the roles they played within the British Army from 1740 to the current day.