A Temporary Archive

Written by previous head of the volunteer archive group, Peter Johnson: When responsibility for the Museum buildings in Burlington Street was transferred to Weston Town Council in 2011 some major changes occurred. The reserve collection was carefully removed and transferred for safe keeping to the Somerset Heritage Centre in Taunton. Along with these items went ..read more »

Museum Galleries – Design Update

In 2015 Weston Museum was awarded over a million pounds by the Heritage Lottery Fund (HLF) to completely refurbish and modernise the hugely popular Burlington Street attraction. Further funding successes have come from a couple of local foundations and the recent success with the Coastal Revival application has secured the display cases for the Temporary ..read more »

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£50,000 Success with the Coastal Revival Fund

  Weston Museum has been successful with a bid to the Coastal Revival Fund and has been granted £50,000 towards the development of the new Temporary Exhibition Gallery. During the HLF/museum refurbishment project there are plans develop a secure exhibition gallery, meeting the requirements of the National Security Advisory Team with cabinets and movable walling systems to ..read more »

Update on plans for the new museum galleries

The Heritage Lottery Funded project at Weston Museum is making sound progress. Ideas currently outlined below, such as the new Landscape Gallery layout have been approved in principle with star objects being chosen for display, but some changes may still occur before the final building and laying out of the spaces. Images are to give ..read more »

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 »

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 »

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 »