In line with the latest Government guidance we are unable to offer on-site and in-school workshops until further notice.
Our loans services are operating as normal. You can read the related Covid-19 FAQs here.
Bring the national curriculum to life with our interactive, fun and informative workshops.
Bring your group to our Museums in Taunton, Glastonbury or Bridgwater or we can visit your school.
Explore the Somerset Rural Life Museum through Arts Award Discover
Iron Age Somerset
Crafts and coins feature in this exciting insight into Iron Age life in Somerset
Our expert archivist can visit your classroom and deliver tailor-made workshops on a range of topics
Somerset in Wartime
Take a look at what life was like on the Home Front in Somerset during the Second World War.
Build like Brunel
Brunel, bridges and boats, it's all here in our fascinating STEM workshop
Teeth and Bones
Understand the science behind the teeth and bones of humans and animals
Excavate artefacts of Ancient Egypt during this interactive and fascinating workshop
Remember, remember the Fifth of November with our exciting explosive workshop
Toys and Games
What toys did children play with in the past? During this workshop children will push, pull and spin their way through a variety of historical toys
At the Seaside
Enjoy a trip to seaside holidays of the past with this themed workshop
Set sail for an adventure into the world of pirates and find out about a local connection to these historical adventurers
Great Fire of London
In 1666 the landscape of the City of London changed forever. Find out how people recorded and responded to the disaster
How much do you know about the honeybee? Find out all about them in the hive of actvity that is our super science workshop
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
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
Learn about the lively local history of 17th Century Somerset in this rebellious re-enactment style workshop
Find out what was life like for people in Tudor Somerset
Real Roman objects inspire this exploration of Roman life in Somerset
Discover the dino delights of the Museum of Somerset with our themed workshop
Encouraging active imaginations through creative castle activities in a castle setting
Stone Age Somerset
Journey back in time to Prehistoric Somerset using the objects and clothing of our ancestors