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Then... we went into the musuem, where you can find out about inexplicable skeletons, LOTS of teapots and treasure and more, in the rest of the post below..... (click the read more text ->)
The Boudica gallery showed clever use of heavily theming areas, then the Anglo-Saxons and Celts was modern and bright, and natural history areas reuse original wooden cabinets well, fascinating children. A section on decorative arts is apparently recently renovated with two new galleries, but felt somewhat cold and lifeless compared to the other areas. We didn't make it near the art areas...
In all I'm certainly up for a second visit, not only to see how they finish the interpretation of the keep and it's displays and to see the galleries we missed, but also because there is an awful lot of stuff there and it's such an enjoyable place to look around. Busy with kids, families, groups and tourists, there is enough space and material that you can always move to see something new, and always feel a real energy and interest from all the visitors without it distracting.