Please note - Weston Museum is closed for refurbishment until 2017. For further details please see http://westonmuseum.org/
Come and explore the exciting history of Weston-super-Mare and surrounding area from pre-history to the present day.
Weston-super-Mare Museum is a real treasure trove that tells the wonderful story of the area's varied and colourful past. Take a stroll around the former gasworks company building or just relax in the attractive palm lined courtyard cafe.
There's something for all the family...
- Experience Clara's Cottage, a typical Westonian's Home of the 1900s
- Explore the area's natural history
- Investigate archaeology of the Mendips and the moors
- See evidence of an Iron Age massacre
- Find out about the history of seaside holidays
- Discover life on the home front during World War 2
- Visit a Victorian dentist and a chemist shop with it's pills and potions
- See wedding dresses from the past and other historic costume
Don't Miss!An original Victorian Punch and Judy puppet set which would have been used to entertain children and adults on the seafront.
There are currently no events happening at Weston-super-Mare Museum.
We require someone to polish and maintain the exhibits before visitors get to the museum.
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The Museum offers pre-booked visits for schools and adult groups. School groups are welcome but need to book in advance. Adult helpers are admitted free and teachers are invited to a free preliminary visit. The maximum group size is 90 pupils. A meeting room is available free-of-charge to store bags, coats and to eat lunch in. The Museum also offers hands-on activities in Clara's Corner and the Seaside Gallery and a hands-on area with activities for under 5s.
Teachers can borrow a range of handling packs containing original and facsimile sheets for Key Stages 1 and 2, which can be used by booked parties. Please request handling packs when booking.
Please contact the Museum for more information.
Commercial Hire & Services
The Museum courtyard is available to hire for special events outside normal hours at a cost of £50.00 per hour VAT exempt (£60.00 per hour at weekends VAT exempt). The Art Gallery is available for hire for groups of up to 50 people. To enquire about using the museum space for your event, please contact the Museum.