The museum is a comedic experience, in which seven suitcases unfold to reveal astonishing displays of flasks through the ages. The exhibits are presented in various themed tableaux, such as ‘Thermos at War and ‘Flasks of the World.’ They can be seen as part of this year’s annual Leicester Comedy Festival.
Visitors are escorted around the museum by the curator, and he will guide them through the history of the vacuum flask. However, his comedic digressions run in tandem with the actual flask information given. The all-new mini-museum will “pop-up” randomly around Leicester city centre and inside festival venues. It will give daily alerts as to its whereabouts through its social media accounts.
This is the regional premiere for this English immersive experience. It is free to enter, or if you like, you can donate whatever you choose. The Leicester Comedy Festival begins on Wednesday 8 February and runs until Sunday 26 February. It will host over 800 events.
Further information on the festival can be found here.
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