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    Michael Collins' Great Coat

    An ordinary object that belonged to an extraordinary man...

    Astrolabe

    The SATNAV of the past...

    Life Buoy from The Lusitania

    What is the life buoy from a luxury ocean liner doing in the National Museum? There's more to this story than meets the eye...

    Hair Hurling Ball

    An ancient love token

    Samurai Suit

    Find out more about 'The Way of the Warrior'...

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