Boltonites radstockensis, aka the Radstock Dragonfly, is a long extinct insect. Its fossil remains were found at Writhlington in 1912. Radstock Museum has a half size display model of the dragonfly in its swampy habitat of 300 million years ago.
It seems that ammonites are more than just interesting old fossils. They not only wander about the Museum after dark but they have BABIES. In case you thought you had already done the ammonite trail – THINK AGAIN – its
During the winter break, 2017/ 2018, we installed a selection of ‘smell’ boxes. Our new interactive sensory boxes help visitors to relive the smells of the Somerset coalfield in Victorian times. But be warned: not all of the smells are
Plunge deep down into the Radstock coalmines with the Museum’s NEW Virtual Reality Experience. Devised in collaboration with Bath College students we offer a VIRTUAL REALITY RIDE into the mines of the Somerset Coalfield. Travel down in the pit cage
New life has been breathed into our print workshop with help from Peter Leach of JFDi Print Services Ltd. Peter has given the Albion Press a major service, so that it is now capable of printing again. Our model was
During the winter break 2017/ 2018 the tea room had a complete make-over and is now resplendent in the livery of the Southern Region Railway. The window panes are cleverly decorated with black and white images taken from the Museum
CHRISTOPHER MARSHALL DRAWINGS Guest curator: Anne Miall. Christopher Marshall’s family lived in Peasedown and he attended Peasedown St John Primary and Norton Grammar Schools, where he achieved ‘A’ level art before going on to work as a cartographic surveyor for
A DOCTOR’S BAG Guest curator: Anne Miall. A single cabinet display of some of the contents of a country doctor’s bag in the 1930’s. This was the bag used by Dr Charles L’Oste Miall who was the GP in Paulton