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Weston Museum

Closed Now: 10:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Open today: 10:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
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Alfred Leete comes home

Alfred Leete was a wonderful artist and cartoonist, best known for his WWI recruitment poster of... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
JuneBug1939
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Weston-super-Mare, United Kingdom
Your Museum wants You - to visit the Alfred Leete exhibition.

I enjoyed seeing the exhibition dedicated to Alfred Leete, a former resident of Weston. His famous... read more

Reviewed December 17, 2018
k r
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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 punch judy gas works local history lots of interesting things nice cafe well laid out on display free entry few hours gift shop worth a visit children and adults seaside resort great place to visit rainy day town centre
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Alfred Leete was a wonderful artist and cartoonist, best known for his WWI recruitment poster of Lord Kitchener. He was a prolific artist and made his living by contributing political cartoons and observations during the early part of the 20th Century to famous magazines, such...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed December 17, 2018

I enjoyed seeing the exhibition dedicated to Alfred Leete, a former resident of Weston. His famous WW1 recruitment poster is one of the items on display as well as many other of his drawings and cartoons. The exhibition is on until 13th January 2019. The...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed December 11, 2018

What a lovely little museum so nice to take family and free too, and the the restaurant is great, such a great find for visitors can’t recommend enough

Date of experience: September 2018
1  Thank sandiebrooks
Reviewed November 17, 2018 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

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank BigKevTravels
Matt H, Manager at Weston Museum, responded to this reviewResponded November 28, 2018

Hi BigKev, Thank you for your lovely review. We're glad to hear that you enjoyed your visit to Weston Museum. We absolutely agree that the museum is a bit of a hidden gem and should be experienced by as many people as possible. Thank you...More

Reviewed November 6, 2018

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

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Julie T
Matt H, Manager at Weston Museum, responded to this reviewResponded November 10, 2018

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 November 6, 2018 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

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank grantc355
Matt H, Manager at Weston Museum, responded to this reviewResponded November 10, 2018

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 November 2, 2018 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

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Mel C
Matt H, Manager at Weston Museum, responded to this reviewResponded November 4, 2018

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 November 1, 2018 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

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Jane P
Matt H, Manager at Weston Museum, responded to this reviewResponded November 2, 2018

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 October 22, 2018 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

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank 833jacquettam
Matt H, Manager at Weston Museum, responded to this reviewResponded October 24, 2018

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 October 6, 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

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

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Christine C
August 27, 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
June 30, 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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