Did you hear the one about the absolute unit?

In 2018, the Internet fell in love with this handsome sheep from the photography archive at The Museum of English Rural Life. The image was shared on a post from the museum’s Twitter account. Today, that tweet has over 100,000 likes.

Ever since, The MERL has been a social media phenomenon, regularly sharing fascinating stories and insights from its collections and engaging a global audience. With almost 150,000 followers, it’s certainly worth checking out.

However, did you know that our other museums and collections are also social media savvy?

Below, you can find all the links you need to discover our museums and collections across Twitter, Instagram, and Facebook.