Pirates! Fact & Fiction

Opens Saturday 9 July 

See the exhibition ~ Visit the Pirate Play Deck ~ Complete the treasure trail

Take a journey through pirate history, film and literature at our summer family exhibition. Discover more about the ships, weapons, tactics, and usually short-lived careers of these notorious adventurers. Children will be able to dress up in pirate costumes, walk the plank, make treasures maps, and more. Step aboard this summer

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Join us for three special events as part of the national 2016 Festival of Archaeology, 16 -31 July.

Come along to the museum for an archaeology pop-up day and artefact handling. We’ll also be the Avalon Marshes Centre for a day celebrating ancient crafts. All events are FREE.

Visit our festival webpage

Join our Taunton Town Toursposter top

Every Sat and Wed

From roundhouses to gin palaces, almshouses to hotels, Hidden Taunton is a guided walking tour exploring some of the forgotten stories, vanished buildings and remarkable residents of Somerset’s County Town.

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