Made in Mansfield exhibition at museum’s Arcade gallery

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A new exhibition celebrating Mansfield’s industrial past has been officially opened following a revamp at Mansfield Museum in ten years.

Made in Mansfield is the first new exhibition in the museum’s Arcade gallery in 27 years.

The Arcade, which leads from the museum’s entrance to the original building, now focuses on the town’s major past and present employers and industries of the town.

It features artefacts, photographs, film and audio about Metal Box, Shoe Co, Mansfield Brewery, Barrs Soft Drinks, hosiery, precision engineering, mining, foundries and quarrying.