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.
Special Exhibition “The Hidden Collection” now on, well worth a visit!!
See below for a “Guided Factory Walk” on Tuesday 8th October at 3:00 pm
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.
Art Exhibition by Local Artist Jackie Setter
20th September to 12th October 2019
An exhibition of work by local artist Jackie Setter. An opportunity to view and purchase at reasonable rates a wide range of her work.
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.
Make a traditional Toy activity session
Thursday 29th August 2019 10:00 am to 12:30pm
for 9 years plus.
Construct a periscope from ready cut pieces and decorate to take home.
Cost: £3 per child . To book a place email
firstname.lastname@example.org by Tuesday 27th August
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!
Factory Guided Walk led by Richard Sims
Tuesday 8th October 2019 at 3:00 pm
Richard Sims is the author of “Sailcloth, Webbing & Shirts – The Crewkerne Textile Industry”
Cost: £4 per person.
Booking: Please book at the museum as numbers are limited.