Welcome to the Research Collection Blog
23 April 2019
Discover the work of these Victorian pioneers in craftsmanship.
04 January 2019
Miss JE Linter began collecting land snail shells in the 1880s. Her collection is of the finest quality. RAMM has over 15,000 of her shells from around the globe.
24 October 2018
Within the Museum’s historic archive there exists a letter from the Exeter City Police dated 1st December 1912. Written by the city’s Chief Constable, the letter lists a number of artefacts that were stolen from the gallery. Many of these items were never recovered, and the thief wasn’t caught.
22 August 2018
Arnold Riley’s donation of an over-modelled skull: an update by Freya Jones
31 July 2018
What to do if you’re thinking of offering ivory to the Royal Albert Memorial Museum
24 January 2018
Comics are not just cool, they are an effective communicating tool...
22 January 2018
Last year in 2017, RAMM successfully received a grant of £190,000 from DCMS Wolfson to make physical improvements to the World Cultures gallery. This scheme is to be completed by April this year and includes the installation of a ventilation system, track lighting and three new display cases.
22 December 2017
South West Collections Explorer has a new feature for researchers and others. It allows visitors to curate a collection of objects then share or keep the collection private.
17 November 2017
New research locates type mollusc material belonging to Colonel George Montagu at RAMM and Natural History Museum