Matilda Temperley: A View from the Hill

 22nd December 2018 - 1st June 2019

@ Somerset Rural Life Museum

An exhibition of new images from the award-winning photographer. Over the past year documentary and fashion photographer Matilda Temperley has been exploring the county with her camera.

Easter Trail

 6th April 2019 - 24th April 2019

@ Somerset Rural Life Museum

Search the museum to find hidden clues in this popular Easter trail.

Toddler Explorers – Cool Castles

 26th April 2019

@ Somerset Rural Life Museum

Join us for a fun-filled session of play and active learning.

Marvellous May Trail

 1st May 2019 - 31st May 2019

@ Somerset Rural Life Museum

Get into the spirit of spring with our Marvellous May Trail! Search the Museum to find hidden clues and see if you can win a treat.

Plant a Pumpkin

 4th May 2019

@ Somerset Rural Life Museum

Plant a pumpkin seed and take it home to grow… who will have the best pumpkin by the autumn?

Through A Lens: 180 Years of Somerset Photography

 9th May 2019

@ Somerset Rural Life Museum

Join us for a day conference on 180 years of Somerset photography, featuring talks by the Director of the Royal Photographic Society and Matilda Temperley.

Toddler Explorers – Fish

 17th May 2019

@ Somerset Rural Life Museum

Discover museum collections through play and active learning.

Museums at Night – An Evening with Matilda Temperley

 18th May 2019

@ Somerset Rural Life Museum

*Due to unforeseen circumstances this event is being rescheduled. Apologies for any inconvenience caused* Join Matilda Temperley as she delves into the stories behind her award-winning photography

Inclusive Afternoons

 24th May 2019

@ Somerset Rural Life Museum

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

Donkey Day

 28th May 2019

@ Somerset Rural Life Museum

Join us for Donkey Day and meet our friendly visiting donkeys. Make some crafts and see if you can spot the cuddly donkeys hidden around the museum.

Make a Cress Head

 29th May 2019

@ Somerset Rural Life Museum

As the gardens and vegetable patches of the countryside are blooming into life this month, join us to grow your own plant. Make a cress head by planting cress seeds to take home. Then watch as its hair starts to grow…!

Family Fun: Victorian Day

 30th May 2019

@ Somerset Rural Life Museum

Come and experience rural Victorian life this half-term. Imagine life in a Victorian farmhouse, see drop scones cooking on the range and discover what it was like living in Victorian times by trying out our laundry mangle in the Museum courtyard.

Toddler Explorers – Cave Babies

 21st June 2019

@ Somerset Rural Life Museum

Discover museum collections through play and active learning.