Rhyme Around the World

Rhyme Around the World is a lively and colourful exhibition of nursery rhymes opening at the Museum on Saturday 22 July.


This multi-sensory exhibition invites our young visitors to step straight into their favourite nursery rhymes. Families can discover new rhymes from around the world and explore how stories, song and rhyme are shared by generations across the world. Read more and visit.

Colours of Exile: The Art of Hans Schwarz

Opens 21 October 2017 to 3 March 2018

Free entry

Watchet Harbour

Watchet Harbour by Hans Schwarz

‘Colours of Exile: The Art of Hans Schwarz’ features vibrant paintings of places and people by the Austrian émigré artist who made his home in London and West Somerset. Read more and visit

Henry VII: The First Royal Portrait

Opens 17 October 2017 to 6 January 2018

Free entry 

NPG 416; King Henry VII by Unknown artist

Henry VII © National Portrait Gallery, London

The Museum of Somerset is bringing an artwork of outstanding national significance to the county this autumn.

Working with the National Portrait Gallery in London, the museum will display an extraordinary portrait of King Henry VII dated 1505. Read more and visit.


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