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Weston Museum non-collection items go on sale on ebay

To raise funds for the Museum’s much need regeneration, the Weston-Super-Mare Town council have decided to launch an eBay account to help generate money that will be exclusively used to support the Heritage Lottery Fund refurbishment of Weston Museum. You can now purchase some of the amazing props used by the museum events team, vintage mannequins which resided in ..read more »

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New Museum Outreach Assistant Posts

Within the current refurbishment, an opportunity has arisen for two new team members to work on this interesting and varied project with a focus on out-reach work, community engagement and events. The successful candidates will have a flexible and enthusiastic approach and be committed to working as part of a small dedicated team in achieving the ..read more »

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Friday 21st August 2015

My Experience In Banksy’s Dreamed Up Fun Park NightmareI feel so fortunate to be alive and in Weston to see such an exhibition come into my hometown. Not only does Dismaland showcase the works of the most prolific and controversial street artists of our time, it features 50 other hugely talented artists from around the ..read more »

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Rising to the challenge – By Elaine Buss

  The packing of thousands of items that comprised the contents of the museum is now complete despite some very tricky tasks along the way. Perhaps one of the most challenging was the dismantling of the display of birds and animals that formed the wildlife exhibition.   Undaunted, Heather and Peter worked with care because ..read more »

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Weston Museum and the removal of collections

Staff at Weston Museum and the curatorial team from South West Heritage Trust, Taunton, have been working hard to carefully pack several thousand individual items in the collections ready for storage during the 2 year refurbishment project of the Burlington Street facility. The galleries are now looking very different following closure and the process has ..read more »

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My favourite collection item

Amy Lay- Farnell – Museum Apprentice Born and raised in Weston-super-Mare There are so many things I like about Weston Museum, which has made it very difficult for me to pick a favourite. The amusement machines and Clara’s cottage bring back fond memories of when I visited as a child. I love Horatio the donkey, ..read more »

New blog

Weston museum has just started its new blog! We will be documenting our progress through the redevelopment, decant process and give you an insight of working and volunteering with Weston Museum. Sign up for updates today.

Thank you!

Thank You!Weston Museum  has just been awarded a Bravo award thank you to all our visitors! We hugely appreciate all your feedback and are glad to hear we are providing you a excellent service. The Museum will be closing for refurbishment after the 18th of April 2015 so pop in to see it one last time before we reopen ..read more »

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Weston Museum non-collection items go on sale on ebay

To raise funds for the Museum’s much need regeneration, the Weston-Super-Mare Town council have decided to launch an eBay account to help generate money that will be exclusively used to support the Heritage Lottery Fund refurbishment of Weston Museum. You can now purchase some of the amazing props used by the museum events team, vintage mannequins which resided in ..read more »

11665491_680340445432850_3781687580857469383_n

New Museum Outreach Assistant Posts

Within the current refurbishment, an opportunity has arisen for two new team members to work on this interesting and varied project with a focus on out-reach work, community engagement and events. The successful candidates will have a flexible and enthusiastic approach and be committed to working as part of a small dedicated team in achieving the ..read more »

DSC02838edit

Friday 21st August 2015

My Experience In Banksy’s Dreamed Up Fun Park NightmareI feel so fortunate to be alive and in Weston to see such an exhibition come into my hometown. Not only does Dismaland showcase the works of the most prolific and controversial street artists of our time, it features 50 other hugely talented artists from around the ..read more »

20150720_115225

Rising to the challenge – By Elaine Buss

  The packing of thousands of items that comprised the contents of the museum is now complete despite some very tricky tasks along the way. Perhaps one of the most challenging was the dismantling of the display of birds and animals that formed the wildlife exhibition.   Undaunted, Heather and Peter worked with care because ..read more »

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Weston Museum and the removal of collections

Staff at Weston Museum and the curatorial team from South West Heritage Trust, Taunton, have been working hard to carefully pack several thousand individual items in the collections ready for storage during the 2 year refurbishment project of the Burlington Street facility. The galleries are now looking very different following closure and the process has ..read more »

IMG_1040

My favourite collection item

Amy Lay- Farnell – Museum Apprentice Born and raised in Weston-super-Mare There are so many things I like about Weston Museum, which has made it very difficult for me to pick a favourite. The amusement machines and Clara’s cottage bring back fond memories of when I visited as a child. I love Horatio the donkey, ..read more »

New blog

Weston museum has just started its new blog! We will be documenting our progress through the redevelopment, decant process and give you an insight of working and volunteering with Weston Museum. Sign up for updates today.

Thank you!

Thank You!Weston Museum  has just been awarded a Bravo award thank you to all our visitors! We hugely appreciate all your feedback and are glad to hear we are providing you a excellent service. The Museum will be closing for refurbishment after the 18th of April 2015 so pop in to see it one last time before we reopen ..read more »

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Heritage Lottery Fund Success!

  Weston Museum has been awarded over a million pounds by the Heritage Lottery Fund (HLF) to completely refurbish and modernise the hugely popular Burlington Street attraction. Weston Town Council acquired the premises and took over entering into a legally binding agreement with North Somerset Council, which still owns the collections, and Somerset County Council ..read more »

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