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
We are sad to report the death on 7th June of Rod Mackey, Vice Chairman of the East Riding Archaeological Society and an outstanding local archaeologist. Rod practiced archaeology for many decades at sites all over this area but also further afield including continental Europe and South America. He was a source of great knowledge which he freely shared with soRead More
Ok, not Sir Steve Redgrave of Olympics fame but this coming Saturday (28th May 2016) our Chairman, Bill Coultard, will be speaking to BBC Radio Humberside’s Steve Redgrave on BBC Radio Humberside between 8:45am and 8:50am to preview the Open Day taking place later the same day. The Open Day will be the last of 2016Read 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.