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Museum of the British Empire and Commonwealth

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In-house historical adviser Katherine Prior introduces this new museum which opens at the end of September.

A new museum opens in Bristol this month. Some ten years in the making, the British Empire and Commonwealth Museum offers the public an accessible history of the British empire and its many legacies. It confronts controversial issues such as racism, economic exploitation, and cultural imperialism. And it canvasses a wide range of experiences of imperial rule and divergent opinions about it.


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