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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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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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New Archaeology Enquiries Desk

Have you ever come across some interesting artifacts when out metal detecting or just digging in your garden? Do you have objects that you think might be very old or quite significant? You can bring them along to our Archaeology Enquiries Desk to get the opinion of our knowledgeable volunteers. They will be available every ..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 »

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 »

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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 »

Heritage Lottery Fund Logo

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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February Volunteers Day

After the success of the first Volunteers Day, held in November last year, we will be holding another! On Monday 23rd February, Weston-super-Mare Museum will be having a Volunteers Day, anyone interested in volunteering with the museum is welcome to join us. There will be a morning session from 11am – 1pm and an afternoon ..read more »

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