Merry Christmas and a very Happy New Year from S.A.M. to all of our visitors and supporters. We look forward to re-opening in Spring 2017 at our new Green Lane location and to giving our visitors new and improved displays and activities showcasing the heritage of East Yorkshire. Watch this site for more details.Read More
“Swing low, sweet chariot, coming for to carry me home.” may be sung by the crowds at Twickenham but may soon be heard in our corner of East Yorkshire. The reconstruction of the Wetwang Chariot, a centre piece of the British Museum’s Celts exhibition (as seen below), could be returning to SAM at our newRead More
An earthwork at Skipsea has been revealed as being 1,500 years older than previously thought and details can be found in the Guardian article here. One puzzle for people may be why there is this huge Iron Age burial when we keep telling people about the relatively small ‘square barrows’ of the Iron Age ParisiRead More
The Battle of Stamford Bridge Society are great friends of SAM and have been for a number of years. We’re pleased to share details of an exciting forthcoming event. The “Stamford Bridge Battle Weekend” commemorations are taking place over the weekend of 24th/25th September, the event marks the 950th anniversary of the “forgotten battle ”Read More
Work to create SAM’s new premises at Green Lane had a boost with funding from the Lissett Community Wind Farm Fund which is enabling SAM to completely refurbish the kitchen on site. SAM volunteers have been working hard on the kitchen which will be an important new facility for the museum. Pictures to follow soon!Read More
The visit of the East Riding Dialect Society on the 16th June was the last visit to take place at our current premises. Work is already underway on the new site at Green Lane which will open in March 2017. Keep checking back here for updates on progress and perhaps for sneak previews of theRead More
Thank you for our epic trip to your museum. We had a great time and learned lots about the stone age
I really enjoyed my morning there especially as you were all really kind. When I came I learned lots which helped me loads with my school work
I saw how the stone age was soooooo long!
I think it's one of the best trips we've had ever!
A marvellous 'hands on' museum
Fantastic! Kids loved it! See you again soon!
Thank you for a fun and interesting afternoon.
Very good display, excellent volunteers, warm welcome.
Amazing collection, beautifully displayed
A fantastic day - the children were really engaged. Thank you.