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Historic theft at RAMM

Within the Museum’s historic archive there exists a letter from the Exeter City Police dated 1st December 1912. Written by the city’s Chief Constable, the letter lists a number of artefacts that were stolen from the gallery. Many of these items were never recovered, and the thief wasn’t caught.   Page 1 reads as follows Exeter City Police   Detective […]

The ban on the sale of ivory

What to do if you’re thinking of offering ivory to the Royal Albert Memorial Museum   Please do NOT: send RAMM ivory, or items containing ivory, in the post or drop off items at the museum reception. They will not be accepted. RAMM is not a depository for unwanted ivory.   Please DO: speak to […]