The World Before Yesterday: The Photography of Stanley Kenyon

 24th February 2018 - 28th February 2019

@ The Museum of Somerset

A selection of photographs documenting Somerset over 40 years.

Faces of Conflict: Somerset and the First World War

 10th November 2018 - 2nd March 2019

@ The Museum of Somerset

An exhibition exploring the legacy of the First World War on Somerset people

Pop-Up Escape Rooms

 19th January 2019

@ The Museum of Somerset

An exclusive pop-up Victorian themed Escape Room in the unique surroundings of Taunton Castle

Strange Tales from Somerset

 17th January 2019

@ The Museum of Somerset

An evening tour of the museum exploring folklore and strange tales.

Toddler Explorers – People

 1st February 2019

@ The Museum of Somerset

A fun-filled session of play and active learning.

Talk and Tea – The War Diary of Lewis Mills Burfitt

 8th February 2019

@ The Museum of Somerset

Head of Archives and Learning Janet Tall discusses the story of Lewis Mills Burfitt, a soldier from Ilfracombe who was imprisoned in China during World War Two.

First World War Town Tour

 9th February 2019

@ The Museum of Somerset

Our volunteer guides will take you on a walking tour of central Taunton to find out more about the town and its role in the First World War.

Explore and Discover Trail

 16th February 2019 - 23rd February 2019

@ The Museum of Somerset

Follow in explorer John Haning Speke's footsteps and explore the museum to find the hidden animals.

Castle Day

 17th February 2019

@ The Museum of Somerset

Activities for all the family inspired by our historic building.

Taunton Castle Tour

 18th February 2019

@ The Museum of Somerset

Discover the hidden history of Taunton Castle through the ages with our knowledgeable guide.

Explore and Discover Drop-in Family Activities

 19th February 2019

@ The Museum of Somerset

Make a telescope, a working compass and an ancient map.

Toddler Explorers

 1st March 2019

@ The Museum of Somerset

A fun-filled session of play and active learning.

Talk and Tea – Hidden Away: Taunton Slums

 8th March 2019

@ The Museum of Somerset

Mary Siraut, the editor of Victoria County History, talks about the history of Taunton's 'slums'

A Life in Colour: The Art of Doris Hatt

 16th March 2019 - 29th June 2019

@ The Museum of Somerset

An exhibition of works by the 20th century artist Doris Hatt, a Somerset pioneer of British modernism, who exhibited her vibrant paintings of South West landscapes, portraiture and still lifes over almost five decades.

Become a Dementia Friend

 22nd March 2019

@ The Museum of Somerset

Join us for this free interactive Information Session to learn how dementia affects a person and what you can do to make a difference.