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The Box, Plymouth Reopens With New Displays and Exhibitions

The largest arts and heritage museum to open in the UK in 2020, The Box in Plymouth, plans to reopen to the public on Tuesday 18th May 2021, following a six-month closure due to COVID-19. The Box first opened its doors to visitors at its delayed public launch on 29th September 2020. It has so far welcomed more than 30,000 visitors, despite being open for a total of just nine weeks. Easily the most impressive...

Naval Figureheads Restored and Shipping Out For Plymouth

In an ambitious sculpture conservation project, 14 monumental 19th century naval figureheads have been saved from decay and are to go on display in The Box in Plymouth, the largest museum and art gallery space opening in the UK next year.   The Box, a £40 million complex that completely transforms, extends and combines the original City Museum and Library buildings and St. Luke’s Church, to create new galleries, a striking elevated archive with learning...

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