Somerset Rural Life Museum which has been closed for the past 3 years for redevelopment is to reopen on Saturday June 3rd 2017 with a free family fun day. Visitors will also be able to enjoy the Museum’s first temporary exhibition, ‘Farm’, a collection of paintings, drawings and the voices of Somerset farmers by artist Kate Lynch. It will be the first of a new programme of exhibitions and seasonal events taking place throughout the year. There will also be a refreshed schools programme offering pupils workshops based around relevant topics linked to the farming calendar and exploring local wildlife and customs.
The Museum will be open 10.00 am to 5.00 pm, Tuesday to Sunday until the end of October and Tuesday to Saturday from November to Easter, plus Bank Holiday Mondays. Admission charges will apply.