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Somerset GeographyDetectives

Discover changes in Somerset landscapes over time through this local study workshop. Handle maps, explore artefacts in Museum galleries and create a piece of artwork...

Habitats forHoneybees

Discover more about the humble honeybee and its importance to our planet with this science-based workshop. Explore the Museum grounds with a habitat survey, learn...

Museum Movie Makers– Full DayWorkshop

Have you ever wondered what movie magic lies behind characters like Wallace and Gromit and the film How to Train Your Dragon: The Hidden World?...

Echoes of War

Discover the important contributions that children made towards Somerset’s war effort during the First World War. Explore a recreated First World War allotment, handle objects...

SomersetCelebrations

Experience traditional Somerset festivities through this fun-filled and hands-on workshop. Mull your own non-alcoholic cider using ancient Somerset techniques and discover the story behind traditional wassailing in...

Marvellous Materials

A science investigation introducing concepts of everyday materials and their uses within domestic and farming life in Somerset. Identify what is being used, what happens...

Self-Guided Trails

We also offer the option of a self-guided visit to the Museum of Somerset and Somerset Rural Life Museum where pupils can explore the main...

Saxon Somerset

History comes alive with this brilliant interactive experience. Discover King Alfred and his defence of Wessex against the Vikings, become a Saxon warrior and take...

Somerset Myths andLegends

Discover mythical creatures and legendary tales that have been associated with Somerset for centuries. You will create the crazy ‘Hunky Punk’ creature and the Stogumber...