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Verulamium Museum in St Albans wins national award

PUBLISHED: 13:21 15 January 2018 | UPDATED: 13:21 15 January 2018

Sandford Awards ceremony celebrating excellence in heritage education, held at the Fashion Museum and Assembly Rooms, Bath (photo: Chris Vaughan Photography)

Sandford Awards ceremony celebrating excellence in heritage education, held at the Fashion Museum and Assembly Rooms, Bath (photo: Chris Vaughan Photography)

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The museum has won an award for its ‘outstanding’ education programme

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Verulamium Museum has won a national award for its ‘outstanding’ education programme.

The St Albans museum, which showcases the city’s Roman past, was given the Heritage Education Trust’s Sandford Award for its schools outreach scheme. Pupils visist the museum to take part in a range of interactive lessons about Britain’s Roman era.

Annie Brewster, culture portfolio holder at St Albans City and District Council, said it was a very special honour. ‘I am delighted for our museums team which has developed a first class heritage learning scheme for schools. They are already working on another exciting programme for schools that will run at the new museum and gallery which opens in St Albans next year. We want our children and all our visitors to learn about the amazing history of the district.’

The Sandford award, presented by historian and BBC presenter Lucy Worsley, is given to historic sites, museums, galleries and archives for their learning schemes.

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