Inclusive Afternoons

 20th September 2019

@ The Museum of Somerset

Inclusive afternoons are open to all who enjoy a quieter museum visit, including people living with autism or dementia, their families and carers.

Wild Hares and Hummingbirds

 20th July 2019 - 26th October 2019

@ The Museum of Somerset

Discover the animals, plants and birds that surround us in a playful, new summer exhibition for families.

Reedbeds and Waterways: Journeys Across the Somerset Levels

 27th July 2019 - 7th September 2019

@ The Museum of Somerset

An exhibition of artworks by printmaker Jackie Curtis celebrating the landscapes and wildlife of the Somerset Levels.

Additional Opening For School Holiday

 19th August 2019

@ The Museum of Somerset

Join us on Mondays during school holidays for a great family day out.

Crime & Punishment Town Tour

 20th August 2019

@ The Museum of Somerset

Join our volunteer guides for a walking tour of Taunton, exploring our fascinating past.

‘Go Green’ Family Activities

 22nd August 2019

@ The Museum of Somerset

Be inspired to 'go green' with this creative family activity.

Town Tour: Trade & Industry

 24th August 2019

@ The Museum of Somerset

Join our volunteer guides for a walking tour of Taunton exploring our fascinating past.

Wildlife Wednesday: Fabulous Flowers

 21st August 2019

@ The Museum of Somerset

Each Wednesday throughout the school summer holidays take part in one of our drop-in family activity sessions inspired by the natural world.

Wildlife Wednesday: A Flock of Birds

 28th August 2019

@ The Museum of Somerset

Each Wednesday throughout the school summer holidays take part in one of our drop-in family activity sessions inspired by the natural world.

Toddler Explorers – Beside The Sea

 6th September 2019

@ The Museum of Somerset

A fun-filled session of play and active learning.

Minds Alive!

 13th September 2019

@ The Museum of Somerset

These activity sessions are designed to help people live well with dementia.

Somerset and Peterloo

 18th September 2019

@ The Museum of Somerset

A talk to mark the 200th anniversary of The Peterloo Massacre and its surprising West Country connection. 

Local and Global: How We Connect Where We Live to the Wider World

 26th September 2019

@ The Museum of Somerset

Join celebrated naturalist and author Stephen Moss for an informative discussion about the importance of a local patch in understanding the bigger, global picture.

Become a Dementia Friend

 3rd October 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.

Dino Day

 27th October 2019

@ The Museum of Somerset

Join the dino disco, dress up as a dinosaur and more!

Dead and Buried

 29th October 2019

@ The Museum of Somerset

Family activities and a museum trail explore what lies beneath.

Halloween

 31st October 2019

@ The Museum of Somerset

Explore the museum on the spookiest night of the year!

King Alfred the Great and Somerset

 7th November 2019

@ The Museum of Somerset

This year’s Mick Aston Memorial Lecture will be given by Barbara Yorke, Professor Emeritus at the University of Winchester.