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Living Landscape
Learn about a different world where prehistoric creatures roamed and even swam in the warm seas that covered the land millions of years ago. See the tools and treasures that were left behind by ancient inhabitants, beginning with the Stone Age and see how life changed all the way up to the Medieval era.
Location- First floor

Tides of Change
See Weston’s development from small fishing village to a town prized for its health giving air and bathing. View beautiful artwork, including landscapes and portraits by well known artists.
Location- First floor

Beside the Sea
Discover the thriving seaside resort from the Victorian era, with its trades and retail, right up to the present day. Experience some nostalgia with snapshots and souvenirs from the resort’s heyday.
Location- First floor

William Mable Gallery
The William Mable Gallery (named after the museum’s founder) houses temporary exhibitions three times a year. Recent exhibitions have included ‘The Making of Weston Museum’ and ‘The Art of Self Expression’, as well as ‘Punch and Judy through the Ages’. Please see the ‘What’s On’ page for information on the current exhibition.
Location- Ground floor courtyard

Community Gallery
Funded by a HLF Sharing Heritage grant, the Community Gallery features stories, objects and photographs from local non profit community groups. The exhibitions change three times a year and recent exhibitions have looked at the local Greek community, the BME Network and the Alzheimer’s Society. The exhibitions are led by volunteers. If you would like would like to get involved, please contact the museum.
Location- Ground floor courtyard

Seascape Area
The Seascape area contains the boat which belonged to Alf ‘Juicy’ Payne, a local fisherman, as well as changing photographs and seaside sounds of Weston-super-Mare throughout the years.
Location- Ground floor courtyard

Clara’s Cottage
Come and visit the iconic Clara’s Cottage, which aims to transport you back to the early 1900s and show you what houses in Weston were like.
Location- Ground floor through the rear exit

Café Artwork
Work by local artists changing every eight weeks. If you would like to display your work, please contact the museum to add your name to the waiting list.
Location- Ground floor in Clara’s Cafe