Press cutting about the Museum's opening days and subsequent information about the Museum itself

A press cutting of an article informing the reader of the free admission to the Museum and the days that it is open. It mentions the twenty saloons as being ‘beautiful, light, and airy’, with seats placed in various positions to bring comfort to the visitors. The short excerpt concludes with a note letting the reader know that their advertisement column will ‘acquaint intending visitors how best to reach the Museum’.

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