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First Visit

Maria Magenta

master brummie
I went there with my husband this week, and found it far more extensive than I'd imagined, with masses of exhibits.
The volunteers are very knowledgeable and friendly, and spent a lot of time with us, helping us to make nibs (mine wasn't very good!).
Has it always been where it is now? I have a very faint memory of something a bit like it at the Science Museum, though I can't remember where that used to be. This would have been in the 1960s.
 

Morturn

Super Moderator
Staff member
Yes, the Pen Room is a smashing little independent museum. The collection you remember was in the science museum, it was a vast array of nibs, pen and other writing objects. Funny to think that we had a pen quarter too.
 

Maria Magenta

master brummie
Yes, the Pen Room is a smashing little independent museum. The collection you remember was in the science museum, it was a vast array of nibs, pen and other writing objects. Funny to think that we had a pen quarter too.
It wasn't a false memory, then! The collection at the Pen Room is huge.
 
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