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Weston Museum

Closed Now: 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
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Lovely local museum

Our small local museums are gems in the UK and this is a fine one. Housed in the old gasworks it... read more

Reviewed yesterday
BigKevTravels
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Bristol, United Kingdom
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Brilliant!

Very interesting and well laid out, covering Weston's history, feels like stepping back in time... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Julie T
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Weston-super-Mare, United Kingdom
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Weston Museum celebrates the history of Weston-super-Mare and its surrounding areas from prehistoric times to the present day using the distinctive historic building that houses the Museum and the diverse museum collection of North Somerset Council...more
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Burlington Street, Weston-super-Mare BS23 1PR, England
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All reviews clara's cottage local history closed for refurbishment gas works lots of interesting exhibits morning coffee victorian house nice cafe staff are very friendly and helpful well laid out a small gift shop children and adults worth a visit seaside resort free entry short visit on display
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Our small local museums are gems in the UK and this is a fine one. Housed in the old gasworks it has a nice permanent exhibition of Weston from prehistoric times to the present. The gem at the moment is an exhibition about Alfred Leete,...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

Very interesting and well laid out, covering Weston's history, feels like stepping back in time. Cafe very good too with friendly staff. Ideal just to pop in for a cuppa anytime.More

Thank Julie T
Matt H, Manager at Weston Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi Julie, Thank you for your lovely review. We're glad to hear that you enjoyed your visit to Weston Museum. Our cafe offer is improving all the time, with seasonal offers, a selection of homemade cakes and the best coffee in Weston. Don't forget to...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This museum has been recently updated and is now free and a good place to visit when the weather is bad. A nice cafe, friendly staff and an attractive skylit atrium with deck chairs makes this the perfect place to relax and while away an...More

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Matt H, Manager at Weston Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi Grant, Thank you for your lovely review. We do try and provide a welcoming atmosphere here at the museum and we're glad you enjoyed your visit. Thank you Matt Hardy Visitor Services Manager Weston Museum

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My mother visited today with my 3 children, ages 4, 8 and 10. She and my children had an amazing afternoon here. They took part in the Halloween craft activities which my children loved- my 4 year old is usually not very interested in this...More

Thank Mel C
Matt H, Manager at Weston Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hi Mel, Thank you for your lovely review! We're glad that you're family enjoyed our Craft activities. We've got a packed programme of events and activities coming up so make sure you keep an eye on our social media @westonmuseum for more information. Thank you...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Visited Weston Super Mare museum Kids did Halloween crafts which wasn't that well organised When we went round the museum we were disappointed in exhibits which weren't as good as when we visited a couple of years ago Overall a disappointing visit Friendly staff thoughMore

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Matt H, Manager at Weston Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hi Jane, Sorry to hear that you did not enjoy you visit to Weston Museum. We have had an amazing response to our craft activities and as such we were a little busier than we thought. However, this does mean that for our next craft...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This was an excellent session. It was led by Ros Cuthbert. She made the day most enjoyable and instructive. My two friends and I had a great day out at the lovely Museum. It is a good place for a coffee or snack any day...More

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Matt H, Manager at Weston Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hi Jacquetta, Thank you for your lovely review. We're glad you enjoyed the workshop Ros. Hopefully it was the first of many similar workshops we will be running at Weston Museum, so keep your eyes peeled on our website and social media for more news...More

Reviewed 6 October 2018

We went in here with friends because they were interested in the history of Weston-Super-mare. We had never been in here before and were amazed at the spaciousness of the well-thought-out areas. There is a cafe, lecture room, gallery and fossils etc.There is also a...More

Thank Keith B
Matt H, Manager at Weston Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 8 October 2018

Hi Keith, What a lovely review! We're glad that you enjoyed your visit to Weston Museum and the fab Alfred Leete exhibition. Don't forget to tell your friends about your time at Weston Museum 😁 Thank you again, Matt Hardy Visitor Services Manager Weston Museum

Reviewed 3 October 2018

Really enjoyed the museum, lots to see and to join in with. Clothing to try on, Punch and Judy show for the children to put on to using the puppets that were provided.More

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Matt H, Manager at Weston Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hi Crick, Thank you for your review. We're glad to hear that you enjoyed your visit to Weston Museum 😁. We've got some great programming for children coming in the new year. Keep your eyes on the website and social media for more information. Thank...More

Reviewed 2 October 2018

Beautiful building, lots of light and space. The usual static displays but there's always a visiting one as well. They also have space you can rent for functions and they also have community events, such as music & poetry from the first world war, multicultural...More

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Matt H, Manager at Weston Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 10 October 2018

Hi Fenjoli, Thank you for your review. We work in partnership with the South West Heritage Trust who provide/source our excellent temporary gallery exhibitions. I think you'll agree that they do a great job. Is always worth checking out our social media @westonmuseum for the...More

Reviewed 23 September 2018

we visited this week, the museum is excellent, there's quite a lot to see, and the staff are friendly and helpful. Admission is free, just give a donation. There's a Café and gift shop on site also. Clara's Cottage is my favourite part of the...More

Thank JamesS5478
Matt H, Manager at Weston Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 25 September 2018

Hi James, Thank you for your lovely review! Clara's has always held a special place in so many people's hearts and we can't wait to see what the future holds for the cottage. Don't forget to tell your friends and family about your time at...More

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Christine C
27 August 2017|
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Response from magicain | Reviewed this property |
hi Christine. entry is free, you may make a donation if you wish, there is no pressure.
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chellelouvaine
30 June 2015|
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Response from Tina B | Property representative |
Hello, the museum is currently closed for refurbishment. Head to the museum's website for more information :)
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