Eleanor’s Thoughts on Work Experience

The museum outreach team recently played host to a work experience student, Eleanor, who supported a variety of tasks in the office. Eleanor was a brilliant student and a great help to us, she has written her thoughts on her time with the museum, which we have share below. ‘I have thoroughly enjoyed my work ..read more »

Black History Month – Objects

October is usually known as the month of spookiness, but it is also Black History Month. So to mark it, here are two interesting objects from the Somerset County Council museum collection. They are tokens that relate to the abolition of the slave trade. The following is a little information, borrowed from the website of ..read more »

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Handling Objects Bring History to Life

A dramatic refurbishment is currently taking place at Weston Museum, but that doesn’t mean that access to historical objects and learning is no longer available. A learning programme has been developed by the museum team with school sessions being offered, as well as handling boxes for key stages 1 and 2. Historical learning can be ..read more »