This Christmas there will be plenty of fun-packed opportunities to explore the Museum of Somerset at fantastic, seasonal events throughout the festive period.
Santa’s Grotto will be in the magical alms house every Saturday in December.
Booking is encouraged to avoid disappointment. £4 per child to include a quality-wrapped gift.
After visiting Santa children can also follow the Reindeer Trail around the museum in search of the cuddly reindeer.
£1 per child and includes a treat at the end.
A Christmas Carol: A Folk Opera
Monday 11 December, 7.30 pm
Acclaimed historical musicians GreenMatthews are welcomed for this delightful performance, a brand-new retelling of Charles Dickens’s iconic story, ‘A Christmas Carol’.
£12.50 with booking advised. Booking available via Ticketsource
An Amici Christmas
Friday 15 December, 7.30 pm
Somerset’s premier chamber choir provide a fantastic programme of an eclectic mix of choral music, much-loved carols and songs from the shows, with an opportunity for audience participation.
£12.50 with booking advised.
Buffet-style Festive Lunch
Thursday 21 December, 12.30 am
We will be serving a buffet-style two-course festive lunch in the charming surroundings of the medieval Castle House.
Booking is essential. Tickets cost £12.50.
A Tudor Christmas
Thursday 28 and Friday 29 December, 10.00 am to 5.00 pm
Celebrating our prestigious exhibition ‘Henry VII: The First Royal Portrait,’ ‘A Tudor Christmas’ explores Tudor life through music, drama, costume and crafts.
There will be a dramatic retelling of Henry VII’s links to Taunton Castle and music from a traditional Tudor piper.
Children can dress-up for ‘Royal Selfies’ and follow the Castle Trail around the Museum.
Free event, with a small charge for some activities.
Contact us on 01823 255088 or email email@example.com
Concert tickets available via www.ticketsource.co.uk/themuseumofsomerset.
Christmas and New Year opening hours
Closed Sunday 24 – Tuesday 26
Open 10.00 am Wednesday 27 – Friday 29
Closed New Year’s Eve and New Year’s Day
Closed for maintenance – Tuesday 9 to Friday 12 January