Boxes of Delight

Object Handling

Welcome to Boxes of Delight

Tyne and Wear Archives and Museums loans box service


Stone Age, Bronze Age, Iron Age & Prehistoric Britain

Ancient World

Romans, Greeks & Egyptians


Costumes & Battle of Flodden


Toys, Washday, Schoolroom, Servant, Homelife & Florence Nightingale

World War I

Home Front, Front Line

World War II

WWII, Evacuees & Battle of Britain

20th Century

Homes & Toys

Local History

Played in Tyne & Wear, Coal Mining, Toon Times, Shopping in the Past and North East History


Rocks & Fossils & Evolution

Additional Topics

Archaeology, Civil War, Compare Old & New, Seaside Holidays, Mystery Objects

Book of Delights

Activity ideas and games for use with your loans box