While the whole country wills on British athletes at the London 2012 Games to bring home the medals, many are left wondering what the precious metals look like up close.
A display featuring at the British Museum in London gives fascinated individuals a chance to catch them up close, running at the famous cultural institution until 9 September.
The ‘Mine to Medal` exhibition is part of the London 2012 Cultural Olympiad and maps the story of the medals, from mining to final production and design, giving London residents and Olympic spectators an intimate insight into a significant element of the greatest show on earth.
Among the exhibits include victory and commemorative medals from the 1908 and 1948 London Games.
One of many fantastic exhibits to explore during this amazing Olympic summer, it could be a great thing to do whilst staying in one of the fine London hotels
, the perfect base for a family break.
Published on 31/7/2012.Latest London News