What’s On



Each year Weston Museum plays host to a number of events which provide opportunities for both enthusiasts and families to enjoy a great day out.


Festival of British Archaeology @ Weston Museum
Jul 20 @ 10:30 – 16:30
Festival of British Archaeology @ Weston Museum

Showcase of local archaeology including: a local history fair, object identification and metal detected finds, Iron Age spinning and weaving by costumed demonstrators, join the Young Archaeologists’ ‘Rusty’ Club and drop in children’s activities. Find out about the ‘Know Your Place’ digital mapping project, led by museum volunteers and funded by a National Lottery Heritage fund, Sharing Heritage grant and Great Weston Heritage Action Zone in partnership with North Somerset Council.

Messy Engineers Building Challenge! @ Weston Museum
Oct 31 @ 10:30 – 13:00
Messy Engineers Building Challenge! @ Weston Museum

Test your engineering skills to destruction in our family-friendly building workshops.
Forge bridges, raise towers and sculpt beautiful buildings, all from scrap components. Then test them to destruction with weights and wind to win the prize of Chief Engineer!

Family-friendly workshops times: 10:30-11:30, 12:00-1:00
Pre-booking recommended, tickets £5 per child. Tickets will be available for purchase once the museum reopens following current government advice during the isolation period.

These workshops are most suitable for children of school age and their grown-ups, but are accessible to all ages and abilities with adult support. Accompanying adults do not need to purchase a separate ticket.