Explore RAMM online
There are lots of ways to explore RAMM online; from playing a game or curating your own collection, to trying out a trail, or sharing your visit on social media.
We’ve also got plenty of craft activities you can get involved with, and interesting talks with experts to learn from. Explore the options below to find out more.
Take a virtual tour
Explore RAMM from the comfort of your own home with a virtual tour from Google Arts & Culture.
You can roam through our galleries, taking in the amazing collections in the museum. Maybe you’ll head to Sladen’s Study to discover a treasure trove of starfish, sea urchins and other echinoderms; or make your way (virtually!) to the In Fine Feather gallery to view an incredible, colourful selection of over 140 birds from our collection? Wherever you head, it’s the perfect way to visit RAMM while the museum is closed due to Covid-19 restrictions. Click here to start your virtual tour.
What is Google Arts & Culture?
Google Arts & Culture features content from over 2000 leading museums and archives who have partnered with the Google Cultural Institute to bring the world’s treasures online. From MoMA to the Palace of Versailles; Stonehenge to the Forbidden City, you can explore culture across the globe from your PC, tablet or phone.
Looking for more learning resources? Visit our Online Learning page.
Get creative with RAMM online!
You may not be able to visit us at the moment, but you can still get creative at home with inspiration from our collections and exhibitions.
You can try your hand at a fantastic range of DIY craft projects with RAMM at Home. From crafting a hand-made Faberge egg to creating your very own mini-museum, there’s hours of fun to be had! Visit our RAMM at Home page to get started.
RAMM online includes Exeter’s history. Be inspired by the Catherine Street mosaic, then learn about Roman mosaics on Time Trail and make your own.
Do you need to create a PowerPoint about Exeter’s history and archaeology? Try the digital scrap book on Exeter Time Trail.
Looking for more educational resources? Visit our Online Learning page.
Play games inspired by RAMM
We have some fun games to challenge you, inspired by RAMM’s collection and the history of Exeter.
- If you play Minecraft have your tried the worlds RAMM has made with the University of Exeter? The Hedgeland model of 18th-century Exeter, Roman Fortress, Roman City and Tudor Exeter are available on the RAMM Minecraft page to download now!
- Try our clue-solving adventure Roaming with RAMM. Originally launched in the summer of 2020, Roaming with RAMM will allow you to unleash your inner detective and go head-to-head with our family-friendly adventure through the hidden history of Exeter!
Looking for more fun activities? Visit our Getting Creative page for exciting arts and crafts to try at home.
Discover RAMM’s collections online, and curate your own collection
We’ve got a range of options to help you get closer to our collections online:
- See over 14,000 objects from the collections in Collections Explorer. Then curate and share your discoveries using Visitor collections.
- See what life in Exeter was like in the past on Exeter Time Trail . Create historic PowerPoint shows with the Scrap Book feature
- There are more collections from the South West on South West Collections Explorer.
- Find objects from Sladen’s Study on the HMS Challenger website
- Devon Voices – Explore Devon’s unique First World War history and discover the people who were part of it.
- Mrs Treadwin’s Lace Album – discover the amazing skill of lace-makers from Devon and the continent.
Want to feel as though you’re in the museum? Take our virtual tour with Google Arts & Culture.
Digital exhibitions, collaborations and untold stories
Showcase is RAMM’s web platform for digital exhibitions, collaborations and untold stories. It lets viewers experience creative work, co-curation and stories based on the museum’s amazing collections.
Exhibitions – make full use of web media to bring visual, text and audio content to life. Exhibitions are only displayed for a fixed period of time so don’t miss them! Collaborations – RAMM works with community groups, schools, artists, partner organisations and individuals on all manner of creative products. Where these result in co-creation with digital products Showcase will display them. Untold Stories – with over 1,000,000 objects in the collections from many collectors and donors there are plenty of stories still to tell. Museum staff will work with artists, researchers and communities to bring some of these untold stories to life in Showcase. Check them out on Showcase!