*Update for our customers*
We’re open – book your free visit! We’re open Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday, 10am – 3pm. Entry is still FREE, but the museum will now be asking visitors to book their visits in advance. Please note: Not all areas of the museum, including the mummy’s room, are open to the public at the moment. We hope to have all galleries open in the near future.
Swansea Museum – Make your Own Museum
A museum collection can include all sorts of things. They might be about inventions or gardens or toys, history, or shoes, a colour , a place – anything!
Collections can include things that will last, like a fossil or things that will fade, like a daisy chain. They can be serious, or funny. Often collections will have a theme and often they tell a story.
Make your own exhibition
Do you have a collection or a story to tell?
You could make your own museum in a box or display your objects
on a table or other suitable place.
Choose your theme and see if you can link the objects together in an
Perhaps you have always collected things just because it is fun.
Think about how you could display them in your own museum and
think about what you might like to say about the objects to tell their
story. Remember to give your exhibition a name.
Watch the video below and download the pdf for instructions.