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  From this page you can explore the North Pennines Virtual Museum in several different ways:
  • Chronological Galleries
  Prehistoric Objects
(Objects from the Mesolithic 10,000 - 4,000 BC, Neolithic 4,000 - 2300 BC, Bronze Age 2,300 - 700 BC, and the Iron Age 700 BC - 43 AD)

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  Prehistoric Gallery
  Roman Objects
(Objects from the Roman invasion of Britain in 43 AD, to the emergence of the Anglo-Saxon Kingdoms in the Dark-Ages around 450 AD)

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  Roman Gallery
  Medieval Objects
(Objects from the Early Medieval period 450 AD - 1066 AD; the Norman Conquest of 1066 AD; through the Tudor period to the Union of the Crowns in 1603)
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  Medieval Gallery
  Post-Medieval Objects
(Objects from the Union of the Crowns in 1603, through the Napolionic Wars in Europe, to the death of Queen Victoria in 1901)

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  Post Medieval Gallery
  Modern Objects
(Objects from the death of Queen Victoria and the subsequent coronation of Edward VII in 1901, through both World Wars, to the present day)

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  Modern Gallery
  • Themed Galleries
  Cultural Objects
(Objects related to the unique regional culture and identity of the North Pennines and its people)

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  Cultural Gallery
  Industrial Objects
(Objects related to the extraordinary industrial heritage of the North Pennines, such as mining and engineering)

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  Industrial Gallery
  Military Objects
(Objects relating to military history in the North Pennines, highlighting how the region coped in times of war)

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  Military Gallery
  Political Objects
(From the medieval feudal system and the immense ecclesiastical power of the Prince Bishops, to 20th century democracy and miners' strikes)

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  Political Gallery
  Religious/Ritual Objects
(Objects relating to the varied spiritual beliefs of the North Pennines through the ages; from Bronze Age hoards and Roman altars to churches and Wesleyana)

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  Religion Gallery
  Social Objects
(Objects related to everyday life in the North Pennines, social and domestic, that illustrate the story of the people)

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  Social Gallery
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