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  The Museum has recently acquired The Chase Collection, a personal archive of more than 100 detailed sketches and oil paintings depicting the artist’s observations of stations and railway staff...

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        Now that we have HLF funding we are ready to shake off museums of the past and create the museum of the future.   If you haven’t had a chance to find out abou...

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  Earlier this summer we had the great pleasure of showing a group of young ladies from the 3rd Newton Abbot (Salvation Army) Brownies around the museum and they did a great job of getting to gr...

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    We just can’t stop telling people about Newton’s Place! Now that we have HLF funding for the project we can share our plans far and wide. We even had a stall at Summer Nights where we...

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Over the summer museum staff and objects have been leaving the museum walls and engaging with locals in a variety of ways. Here are some highlights so far...     Handling Box A seco...