From sailing ships to spaceships: discover the links with Crewkerne's webbing and sailcloth industry. With three special exhibitions a year, there's always something new to see.
Don't Miss!DON'T MISS The photographic collection. The museum is commemorating the events of 100 years ago. The first exhibition, starting on 5th April, "Changing Times" looks at Crewkerne before WW1.Mid June the second exhibition will tell the stories of local soldiers that went to the war and events in the town.
There are currently no events happening at Crewkerne and District Museum & Heritage Centre.
New volunteers welcome. Something to suit everyone! Please contact the Museum to find out more.
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Schools may book a 2 hour session throughout the year on the following themes:
- the textiles industry and a comparative study of a modern Indian weaving village with Crewkerne 150 years ago.
These visits include a gallery session and hands-on activities linked to the topic.
Schools may also borrow resources from the museum or a volunteer from the museum can visit the school to talk about objects. Please contact the Museum for more information.
The museum will also produce appropriate activities to link to learning in consultation with teachers on other themes.
The Museum can assist researchers with enquiries about the collection, family history and Crewkerne’s history. It provides a Local History Room for public use with access to an extensive archive of material. Please contact the Museum for more information.
Commercial Hire & Services
The Museum offers the Leslie Andrew Room for private hire which can accommodate up to 35 people with kitchen facilities for making drinks, lift, same-floor toilet and wall space to exhibit art work. Bookings available all year, please contact the Museum for more information.
Other Useful Information
The ground floor of the site is wheelchair friendly and there is a Disabled toilet available. A lift to the second floor gives access to the meeting room (The Leslie Andrew Room), but there are 3 steps down to Gallery 4.