The Box

The Box is a major redevelopment scheme in the heart of Plymouth, a symbol for the city’s current regeneration and a museum for the future.

The Box’s opening in Spring 2020 will be accompanied by a dedicated programme of activity that will be a highlight of the Mayflower 400 commemoration. Incorporating world-class spaces for cultural activity, the project will create an on-going legacy for the city by providing a great offer for residents and visitors alike.

It will open as the flagship building for the Mayflower 400 commemorations and will be a museum for the 21st Century with extraordinary gallery displays, high profile artists and art exhibitions, as well as exciting events and performances that take visitors on a journey from pre-history to the present and beyond.

 

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