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The Viktor Wynd Museum of Curiosities – in pictures

Cupboard Shelter, December 1943. A day nursery in the East End of London shelters children in a linen cupboard during an air raid. Some homes had Morrison shelters – a steel table with wire mesh sides - where they took cover during raids whilst others put up Anderson shelters in their gardens. Regular practices were held and schoolchildren were drilled in the use of gas masks.

Animal anatomy in the flesh

Many animals have been frozen in motion, allowing people to see just how their bodies work. Exhibition curator, Dr Angelina Whalley, from the Institute for Plastination, says she hopes that people will leave the exhibition with a new "respect for nature and for science".

Mechanical Clock 6 — Steampunk by Eric Freitas Steampunk (13 October 2009 - 21 February 2010). The first museum exhibition of Steampunk art. An international show curated by American artist and designer Art Donovan. At the Museum of the History of Science, Oxford, England.