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New Archives Acquisition:Walrond Account Book

As part of Explore Your Archive Week we are celebrating our latest archival acquisition, a 17th-century account book which documents the daily business of an English rural estate.

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New DigitalExhibition

‘Reaching for Rainbows’ is a new online exhibition of photography that documents an extraordinary time in the history of Somerset.

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Stay Connectedin Lockdown

Even with our doors closed you can still stay connected via our digital hub - Heritage Online.

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Somerset and Devon's'Brown Babies'

During and shortly after the war a number of children were born to white English mothers and black US Army fathers.

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Black History Month: Somerset’s Prehistoric Past

Recent improvements in ancient DNA analysis are revealing more about Somerset's prehistoric past.

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Black History Month

Discover Somerset and Devon’s links to Black history.

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Museum Futures

We're delighted to be part of the 2021 British Museum initiative to invest in a diverse generation of museum professionals.

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Autumn Workshops andCrafts

Artists and crafters from across the county have teamed up with Somerset Rural Life Museum.

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Together Again: Museums and Heritage Centres Reopen

Welcome back to our museums and heritage centres! We are reopening from the start of August.

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Here Be Dragons Podcast

Discover 3,000 years of history in this podcast by Museum Futures Trainee Josh.

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Film Premier:Industrial Heritage

A new film provides a historical record of what life was like for those who lived and worked at the former Royal Ordnance Factory, Bridgwater.

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3D Model of Capricorn

Thanks to a partnership with the University of Exeter a 3D Model of the Roman figurine Capricorn has been created. We're sharing it for the Festival of Archaeology Digital Week.