What's on this summer

 

Following a £2.4 million redevelopment, Somerset Rural Life Museum re-opened in June 2017 with a fresh new look and a line-up of wonderful events offering real life experiences inspired by rural life traditions. 

For booking or to find out more please do contact us on 01458 831197 or SRLM@swheritage.org.uk

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Families & Seasonal Celebrations 

Family Fun - Awesome Archaeology

July 25, 2018

Crafts and activities for all the family.

 

Get creative with coin rubbing, learn to pack museum objects, date the mystery objects and strike an Iron Age coin. Also be an archaeologist and uncover the mysteries of our dig tray.

 

11.00am-1.00pm and 2.00-3.30 pm. Normal admission applies.

Make your own banner!

July 31, 2018

Be inspired by our current temporary exhibition, 'Processions: Two banners, One Voice' and have a go a creating your own banner to celebrate someone who is special to you.

 

10.30am-12.30pm and 2-4pm. Normal admission applies. 

Make your own banner!

August 14, 2018

Be inspired by our current temporary exhibition, 'Processions: Two banners, One Voice' and have a go a creating your own banner to celebrate someone who is special to you.

 

10.30am-12.30pm and 2-4pm. Normal admission applies. 

Make your own banner!

August 28, 2018

Be inspired by our current temporary exhibition, 'Processions: Two banners, One Voice' and have a go a creating your own banner to celebrate someone who is special to you.

 

10.30am-12.30pm and 2-4pm. Normal admission applies. 

Family Fun - Farmyard Fun

August 08, 2018

Crafts and activities for all the family.

11.00am-1.00pm and 2.00-3.30 pm. Normal admission applies.

Family Fun - Magical Creatures

August 29, 2018

Crafts and activities for all the family.

11.00am-1.00pm and 2.00-3.30 pm. Normal admission applies.

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Exhibitions

Processions: Two Banners, One Voice

June 04, 2018

Somerset Rural Life Museum and Somerset Art Works are delighted to present a new exhibition marking the centenary of the Representation of the People Act. The Act gave the first British women the right to vote. Processions: Two Banners, One Voice opens at the Museum on 16 June. It will display a rare original suffrage banner created by the Weston-super-Mare branch of the National Union of Women’s Suffrage Societies alongside a contemporary banner created by students from Strode College in Street.

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Booking & Visit

 

For booking and enquiries please do contact us on 01458 831197 or SRLM@swheritage.org.uk

Opening Times

Easter to the end of October
Tuesday – Sunday 10.00 am – 5.00 pm and Bank Holiday Mondays.
 
November to Easter
Tuesday – Saturday 10.00 am – 5.00 pm and Bank Holiday Mondays.

 

Last entry 4.30 pm.
 

Somerset Rural Life Museum, Chilkwell Street, Glastonbury, BA6 8DB

Normal admission applies unless stated otherwise.