If you follow us on twitter you’ll have seen we’re taking part in #MuseumWeek this week and yesterday, for #MuseumMastermind day, we were asking some trivia questions.
For anyone playing along at home here are the answers, let us know on twitter how you did!
It’s #museummastermind day and we’ll start with an easy one after our Wallace exhibition- where is this plaque? pic.twitter.com/8oCcpnyVQG
Answer- St Andrews Street, Wallace House
How about a mystery object- who might have used this tool? #museummastermind pic.twitter.com/fD9t4hg4eo
Answer- it’s a tool used to make carpets
With WW1 centenary approaching do you know who the Victoria Cross in our collection was awarded to? #museummastermind pic.twitter.com/thtcTFb5d0
Answer- Corporal Alfred Alexander Burt, 1st Battalion, Hertfordshire Regiment (you’ll be hearing a lot more about Burt next year as it will be the centenary of him being awarded the VC!)
Here’s another picture question- where can you find this Dolphin in Hertford? #museummastermind pic.twitter.com/BuRgqYSSDb
Answer- it’s over the entrance to Dolphin Yard, off Maidenhead Stree
Time for another mystery object? What do you think this is part of? #museummastermind pic.twitter.com/vtujvPyhrd
Answer- it is part of the engine from a V2 bomb
Museum’s collect modern objects too sometimes- can you name this action figure? #museummastermind pic.twitter.com/gv70FXXfkD
Answer- Lion-O from the Thundercats
What do you think this mystery object is?#museummastermind pic.twitter.com/s8E9lBkoUL
Answer- a spirit lamp
One last #museummastermind question- does anyone know where this picture of Ceres was taken? pic.twitter.com/F3CRIQDIAs
Answer- in the museum garden!