The free, interactive museum showcases treasures from the archives including Domesday Book.
Some illustrated information about the museum's past exhibitions:
A chilling exhibition that looks at different aspects of government processes in the Cold War.
This exhibition traces the history of beer and spirits, examining how governments have regulated the industry.
Compare the different leadership styles of Admiral Nelson, Captain Cook and Captain Bligh and how their reputations have informed ideas of heroism and notoriety.
Discover just how much you can learn about British history and the people that shaped it.