October Half Term


Royal Family Fun

Sat 21 to 28 October

Families visiting the museum over half term can celebrate the ‘Return of the King’ with special themed activities including a ‘Castle Trail’ and a ‘Royal Selfie’ photo opportunity!

Activities as part of Henry VII portrait on loan from the National Portrait Gallery for a limited time only.

£1 per child

Mask & hat making

Sat 21 October, 10.30 am – 2.00 pm

Make a mask or hat and explore the wonderful world of colour as part of our Hans Schwarz exhibition of paintings.

Part of  Taunton Carnival with prizes for the best masks and hats – judging will be at 2.00 pm.

Dino Day

Sun 22 October, 10.00 am – 5.00 pm

Giant Dino fun with dino crafts, activities, dressing-up and meet our experts.

£3pp (£10 family ticket)

Autumn Family Fun

Wed 25 October, 11.00 am – 1.00 pm and 2.00 pm – 3.30 pm

Family crafts and activities

Age 3 -11, £1


Tues 31 October, 5.30 pm – 8.30 pm

Explore the museum in the dark on the spookiest night of the year.  Family activities and craft.  Bring your torch and dress up if you dare!

Age 3+ £3pp (£10 family ticket)