Dementia Friends!

                  The museum volunteers have been doing a fantastic job visiting nursing homes, residential centres and even pubs (!) to deliver reminiscence sessions to people living with dementia.  They have visited venues within Weston-Super-Mare, Sandford, Locking and Clevedon with our seaside and childhood reminiscence boxes.  The museum ..read more »

The Cinema Experience

For all of you who have visited the museum since we have opened and enjoyed the cinema experience in the seaside gallery, you must have sat in our beautiful and authentic cinema seats. Did you notice where they came from? During the Summer last year, the development officer and volunteer co-ordinator paid a visit to ..read more »

Snap up a Prize!

Now that our wonderful new museum is open again for visitors, we want to see your snaps of you enjoying the new displays. In honour of our new temporary exhibition, ‘Making Weston Museum’, which features photography of the building and activities throughout the refurbishment, we are holding a photography competition. Simply submit a photograph of ..read more »

Painting of Weston sands

Help Restore a Museum Painting

A valuable collection of sixty important paintings from the North Somerset Collection is being carefully prepared for display in Weston’s refurbished museum, but £17,000 needs to be spent on essential conservation work before the works of art can be exhibited. The Museum has received generous help from individual benefactors and so far almost half the ..read more »

Digital Engagement Project – Invitation to Tender

Weston Museum is currently going through a major refurbishment to reopen in August 2017. As part of the Heritage Lottery Funded project, there is an aim to create digital engagement opportunities aimed at specific audiences. Companies are being invited to submit tenders for this digital engagement project, based on the design brief below. Weston Museum ..read more »

A Blue Plaque for Paulo Radmilovic

Weston-super-Mare Town Council are launching a blue plaque scheme for the town, to recognise those from the past who have made significant contributions to local life, or whose presence has some how enriched the home story. The first of the blue plaques is honouring Olympian Paulo Radmilovic and will be unveiled at the Imperial on ..read more »

courtyard space

Project Progress Pictures!

We recently had another hard hat day for our volunteers and similar groups to see the building in its current phase; here are a few of the pictures for you to see too! The interior is starting to take shape, the glass roof has been replaced with a lovely new one (that hopefully won’t leak ..read more »

We are looking for an Audience Development Consultant!

Weston Town Council has recently secured funding through Arts Council England’s Museum Resilience Fund grant to undertake a project to develop new business models for its museum. The project is being undertaken as three separately-commissioned assignments. 1. Audience Development 2. Improve the retail offer 3. Improve the catering offer Please note these last two are ..read more »