We’re used to exhibits in museums detailing our ancestors’ home lives and work lives, but what about their sex lives?
On a sunny day in London, Kate met Deborah Sim, the Keeper of the Museum of Sex Objects, who brought along a collection of objects that represent just that.
From a china figurine to a mysterious mudlarking discovery, what can these objects tell us about the history of sex and sexuality?
*WARNING: There are adult themes, explicit descriptions of sex and suicide references in this episode*
Produced by Charlotte Long and Sophie Gee. Mixed by Pete Dennis.
To find out more about the museum, you can find it here: https://www.museumofsexobjects.co.uk/
Betwixt the Sheets: The History of Sex, Scandal & Society. A podcast by History Hit.
This episode includes music by Epidemic Sound.