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 »

Our New Museum – An Alternative View!

The breathless jogger rounded the last bend and over the finishing line and scuttled inside his bachelor pad just beneath the roof, for this was no ordinary athlete, this was Oliver Scudsbarrow, an arachnid who lived in the museum after hatching in Clara’s Cottage and remaining there with his family as a spiderling. The two ..read more »

soft toy puppy

Kid’s Museum History Club to be Revived!

Weston Museum has taken many different forms and names over the years and seen many different activities take place. One popular activity from an earlier decade was the children’s club, which Weston Museum is now reviving. The new kid’s club will have a mascot in the form of an Iron Age dog, who was recently ..read more »

Dinosaur Session For Home Education Families!

Weston Museum Learning Programme is currently developing sessions for home education families in the local area and will be leading a taster session on Thursday 10th November all about Fossils and Dinosaurs. The session is mainly aimed at key stage 2, but slightly younger and older children can happily be included. There will also be ..read more »

Civil War Reenactment at the Helicopter Museum

Recently, the Helicopter Museum hosted a brilliant Civil War reenactment group for the weekend, with an encampment and demonstrations of battles. The Helicopter Museum kindly let us pop up for the day on the Sunday to chat to some of the visitors who attended about the progress on our refurbishment project. Whilst we were there, ..read more »

Family Day at Ashcombe Park

Family Fun Day at Ashcombe Park!

We spent a lovely afternoon at North Somerset Council’s Family Fun Day at Ashcombe Park last Thursday. There was a mixture of sunshine and rain but it was still a fun time for the children. The jig dolls were a great success and we’re looking forward to joining forces with the storyteller at the Food ..read more »