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Anyone for crickets?

31 July 2013 by Angela

A cricket insect surrounded by little human cricket figures

Our Bush Crickets have been bowled over by the success of our boys in the Ashes so far. We creased with laughter when we caught one of them trying his hand at fielding today. Read more…

Breaking boundaries

8 March 2010 by Richard

old photo of a man in cricket whites by the sign for an RAF base

Conrad Benjamin, RAF Steamer Point


I am pleased to report that the February visitor figures for the International Slavery Museum were extremely good and we are now very close to receiving our millionth visitor. A fantastic achievement considering we have only been open since 2007. 

We are always looking to enhance the visitor experience and this can often mean covering sensitive and challenging issues. An example is Missing (2007) by the artist Rachel Wilberforce, a series of photographs of urban and suburban Britain which depict sex-trafficking and prostitution through the interiors and exteriors of brothels and so-called massage parlours. This newly acquired part of our contemporary slavery collection is now on display. Rachel will be giving a public lecture about her work on Wednesday 10 March 6-8pm at the Merseyside Maritime Museum as part of International Women’s Week. Check the International Women’s Day events page for further details. Read more…

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