Who were the people behind Exeter’s world-class museum collections? You’ll meet some of them in the Finders Keepers? gallery – Peel, Montague, Ross, Treadwin and Captain Cook to name a few.
The displays also consider the effects of opening up the world to travellers. They question whether it’s for good, like opening up our cultural horizons, or for bad, like habitat loss and extinction. How can museums collect responsibly in the modern world?