What is a find?
A find could be something you have found in your garden, on the beach whilst metal detecting, or out walking in the fields. It does not matter how strange, weird, or wonderful your find is, as long as you can carry it, you can bring it along.
Who will identify finds?
The Portable Antiquities Officer, Dot Boughton, will be visiting the Museum to examine and identify your objects. The finds officer records and identifies all archaeological finds that pre-date the 1800s, such as coins, small stone objects, pottery, metal and glass. Entry to the Museum is free.
The Portable Antiquities Scheme website has more detailed information on finds and the Treasure Act.