Exhibitions & Events in 2019

The Museum opens on 6th April and closes on 2nd November. 

In addition to our permanent exhibits, we run a range of special exhibitions and other interesting events throughout the year.

For 2019 these are as listed below:

Check out the Museum News page for other postings and updates.

Free Activities for Children
Wednesday 17th April to Friday 19th April 2019, 10:00am to 4:00pm.

Drop into the Museum before Easter to look for chicks in the galleries and make some fun decorations.

Free entry and no booking required.

Special Exhibitions


Crewkerne School
6th April to 13th July

Our first exhibition of 2019 focuses on the story of the Grammar School’s centuries old history.


Play the Game
20th July to 31st August

A look at how toys and games through time.


Summer Art Exhibition
Provisional event to be confirmed for 2019

An exhibition of work by local artists in the Andrew Room. Applications to exhibit welcome. Please contact us.


The Hidden Collection
7th September to 2nd November

Volunteer’s choice, exhibits from our archives 


Art in the Museum
9th November to 30th November, 11am – 2pm daily (except Sundays)

An exhibition of art and craft ranging over many skills – paintings, textiles, woodwork, jewellery and pottery. Something for every pocket. Exhibitors are welcome to apply from August.


Local History Illustrated Presentation
Thursday 9th May 2019

An Illustrated presentation by Peter Wingrave about his latest publication on St. Bartholomew’s church and the people of Crewkerne.

Tea/Coffee and biscuits will be served.

Cost: Free.  Booking: Please book at the museum as numbers are limited.

Art Exhibition
Saturday 1st June 2019 for 2/3 weeks.

An exhibition in the Andrew room by artists from France linked to the town Twinning Association.

Normal £1 entrance fee applies.

Why not take the opportunity to look around the museum at the same time!

Guided Walk around the Town Centre
Tuesday 25th June 2019 at 10:00 am

A guided walk around Crewkerne Town Centre. Meet at the museum for Tea/Coffee and first take a look around the museum galleries.

On the walk you will learn about what the town centre was like over 100 years ago.

Cost: £4 (includes museum visit and Tea/Coffee). Booking: Please book at the museum as numbers are limited.

Guided Walk around the Town Centre
Tuesday 6th August 2019 at 6:00 pm

A guided walk around Crewkerne Town Centre. Meet at the museum for Tea/Coffee and first take a look around the museum galleries.

An evening walk to give those that work an opportunity to enjoy discovering what the town was like over 100 years ago.

Cost: £4 (includes museum visit and Tea/Coffee). Booking: Please book at the museum as numbers are limited.

Heritage Open Days
13th September to 22nd September 2019

Free entry to the museum and extra activities to help visitors enjoy their time at the museum.

Your museum needs you so please help keep us open!

Guided Walk around Market Square, Abbey Street and Church Street
Tuesday 17th September 2019 at 6:00 pm

A guided walk around Market Street, Abbey Street and Church Street. Meet at the museum for Tea/Coffee and first take a look around the museum galleries.

A repeat of last year’s walk for those that missed out and can join us in the evening.

Cost: £4 (includes museum visit and Tea/Coffee). Booking: Please book at the museum as numbers are limited.