Magic at the Museum

 13th December 2019

@ The Museum of Somerset

Bring your friends for a fun evening of magic at the museum!

Landscapes of the Mind: The Art of Tristram Hillier

 9th November 2019 - 18th April 2020

@ The Museum of Somerset

An exhibition of 20th-century British art bringing together 50 works from across the UK including loans from Tate Britain and National Galleries Scotland.

Gallery Tour: Landscapes of the Mind

 22nd January 2020

@ The Museum of Somerset

Find out more about the life and works of the painter Tristram Hillier in this short gallery tour. 

Form and Fascination: Artworks by Jenny Barron

 23rd November 2019 - 7th March 2020

@ The Museum of Somerset

Form & Fascination is a new exhibition of detailed watercolour paintings by Watchet-based artist Jenny Barron.

Elf Trails

 3rd December 2019 - 24th December 2019

@ The Museum of Somerset

Collect a trail at the beginning of your visit this holiday season and see if you can spot the Christmas elves as you explore the galleries.

Santa’s Grotto

 14th December 2019

@ The Museum of Somerset

On Saturdays in December visit Santa in his magical grotto at The Museum of Somerset. 

Canticle Choir

 12th December 2019

@ The Museum of Somerset

Get in the festive mood with a performance of Christmas songs in the Great Hall.

Christmas Traditions

 13th December 2019

@ The Museum of Somerset

Discover Christmas past and explore the traditions that are so much a part of this special time of year.

Meet The Artist – Jenny Barron

 14th December 2019

@ The Museum of Somerset

Visit the museum to meet Jenny Barron in her new exhibition 'Form and Fascination', where she will be answering visitor questions about her artistic practice. 

A Somerset Christmas

 18th December 2019

@ The Museum of Somerset

A seasonal celebration of music, stories, food and drink all with a uniquely Somerset flavour.

Twelve Days of Christmas Family Trail

 27th December 2019 - 4th January 2020

@ The Museum of Somerset

Join us this holiday season and be entertained by our festive family trail.

Brick Fun

 27th December 2019

@ The Museum of Somerset

Join the Lego challenge against the clock and see our volunteer’s Lego train layout.

Calendar Making

 31st December 2019

@ The Museum of Somerset

Prepare for the New Year by making your own calendar to take home.

Toddler Explorers – Delightful Dinosaurs

 3rd January 2020

@ The Museum of Somerset

Discover museum collections through play and active learning.

Toddler Explorers – Winter Animals

 7th February 2020

@ The Museum of Somerset

Discover museum collections through play and active learning.

Arts & Crafts: Landscapes of the Mind

 18th February 2020

@ The Museum of Somerset

Get creative in these hands-on family friendly arts and crafts activities inspired by the painter Tristram Hillier.