Museums

Bruton Museum

Museums
  • Family friendly
Bruton Museum, Bruton, BA10 0AA

Bruton museum tells the story of Bruton’s past and present through the display of artefacts from the Jurassic, Roman, Saxon and medieval times, along with more contemporary displays.   

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Castle Cary & District Museum

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  • Family friendly
  • Toilets
  • Free Entry
Castle Cary & District Museum, Castle Cary , BA7 7AH

Castle Cary Museum offers a slice of local town and country life, run by enthusiastic volunteers. See a large collection of domestic and agricultural implements, archaeological and historical information and artefacts.

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Chard and District Museum

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  • Dogs Welcome
  • Shop
  • Toilets
  • Picnic Area
  • Partial Disabled Access
Godworthy House, Chard, TA20 1QB

Chard and District Museum exists to help today's community uncover yesterday's heritage, history and hidden stories. It opened in 1970 and is housed in a converted 16th century thatched, listed building.

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Crewkerne & District Museum & Heritage Centre

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  • Family friendly
  • Disabled Access
  • Group Bookings
  • Free Entry
Crewkerne & District Museum & Heritage Centre, Crewkerne, TA18 7LP

Crewkerne has a long and interesting history. It once had the status of being a Saxon royal mint, was an important stopping place for travellers and its thriving textile industry brought prosperity. Founded in 1988, the museum illustrates these things, but equally shows how ordinary local people lived and worked at various periods.

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Dawe's Twineworks

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  • Parking On-Site
  • Cafe/ Restaurant
  • Family friendly
  • Dogs Welcome
  • Disabled Access
  • Group Bookings
  • Toilets
  • Open All Year
  • Picnic Area
  • Partial Disabled Access
94A High Street , Yeovil , BA22 9AU

The only surviving Victorian Twineworks with original working machinery.

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Fleet Air Arm Museum

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  • Parking On-Site
  • Cafe/ Restaurant
  • Family friendly
  • Disabled Access
  • Group Bookings
  • Shop
  • Toilets
  • Coach Parking
  • Picnic Area
  • Partial Disabled Access
RNAS Yeovilton , Yeovil , BA22 8HT

A major attraction in South Somerset and a great place for a day out. You'll fly by helicopter to the replica of the aircraft carrier HMS Ark Royal.

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Haynes International Motor Museum

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  • Parking On-Site
  • Cafe/ Restaurant
  • Family friendly
  • Credit Cards Accepted
  • Electric Car Charging
  • Disabled Access
  • Group Bookings
  • Shop
  • Toilets
  • Coach Parking
  • Open All Year
  • Picnic Area
Haynes International Motor Museum, Sparkford, BA22 7LH

Explore the UK's largest collection of cars and motorbikes from around the world. Packed with over 400 beautiful and historic supercars.

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Ilchester Museum

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  • Disabled Access
  • Toilets
  • Free Entry
Ilchester Museum, Yeovil, BA22 8NQ

A small museum showing the fascinating life and history of this important Roman town and once county town of Somerset.

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Perry's Somerset Cider & Rural Museum

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  • Parking On-Site
  • Cafe/ Restaurant
  • Family friendly
  • Credit Cards Accepted
  • Group Bookings
  • Shop
  • Toilets
  • Free Entry
  • Partial Disabled Access
Perry's Somerset Cider & Rural Museum, Ilminster, TA19 0NY

Small museum housed in original 16th century cider barn where the company first started. The barn is stocked to the roof full of old cider making and farming equipment, as well as two hydraulic presses used every autumn until 2013.

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South Somerset Heritage Collection

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  • Parking On-Site
  • Family friendly
  • Group Bookings
  • Toilets
  • Free Entry
  • Open All Year
  • Partial Disabled Access
7 Artillery Road, Yeovil , BA22 8RP

A collection of 30,000 objects and 6,000 photographs reflecting the heritage of Yeovil and South Somerset.

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