Browse Our Workshops

Arts Award

Explore the Somerset Rural Life Museum through Arts Award Discover

Somerset GeographyDetectives

Using our museum setting look into local industries and landscapes

Habitats forHoneybees

How much do you know about the honeybee? Find out all about them in the hive of actvity that is our super science workshop

Museum Movie Makers

Spend the day as a movie director using museum objects as your inspiration.

Evacuee Experience

Learn about the lives of children during the Second World War in this full day workshop

Echoes of War

How did Somerset children support the war effort during the First World War?


CURRENTLY UNAVAILABLE FOR 2020/21 Somerset's seasonal celebrations are revealed in this exciting and creative workshop

Marvellous Materials

Make the science of everyday materials come alive by investigating rural life in Somerset

Fun on the Farm

Find out about farming and food production in Somerset through time

Self-Guided Trails

Self-guided trails are an excellent way to explore our museums

Somerset Myths andLegends

Reveal Somerset's mythical past and create legendary clay creatures and stories

Victorian House andHomes

Experience everyday Victorian life, through object handling, cooking and crafts