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Address: Chilkwell Street | Abbey Farm, Glastonbury BA6 8DB, England
Phone Number: +44 1458 831197
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10:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Tue - Sat 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

The museum is currently closed for redevelopment. Visit the website for...

The museum is currently closed for redevelopment. Visit the website for further information and to follow the project.

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excellent museum

Wonderful free museum lots of local Somerset life to see Coffee shop rather expensive and a little "snobby" Museum of interest to those who want to touch on the life of Somerset... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 20, 2015
Cheddar, United Kingdom

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London, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Its hard to write a hundred words about somehere we never went because it was shut. It looked like it was closed down, maybe for renovations, or maybe because its the end of the tourist season I dont know. I gave it an average rating purely because as I was trying to establish opening times etc the kids had a... More 

1 Thank Steve M
Cheddar, United Kingdom
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43 reviews
18 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2015

Wonderful free museum lots of local Somerset life to see Coffee shop rather expensive and a little "snobby" Museum of interest to those who want to touch on the life of Somerset of yester tear

Thank 50sammy2
Bristol, United Kingdom
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249 reviews
112 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 102 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2015

Just be aware that the museum is currently closed for a major refurbishment. I'm sure it will be stunning when it reopens and I can't wait to visit such a wonderful building.

Thank Andy and Kath S
Mullumbimby, New South Wales, Australia
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83 reviews
39 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 5, 2015

I love visiting the Abbey Barn the architecture of the Barn is so great and all the history as well. its great to wander around the old farmhouse there and its set in a great spot on the way to the tor in an apple orchard with some sheep and chickens. it really has that authentic feel, you can also... More 

Thank lbridges1
Somerset, United Kingdom
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26 reviews
21 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

Lovely step back in time to get the flavour and atmosphere of the past era. Unfortunately this facility has been closed for approx a year due to austerity cuts. To be reviewed at the next financial revue next yerr.

Thank Baldric2015
Measham, United Kingdom
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169 reviews
45 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 118 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2014

Visited today, sign on gate says closed for renovation, reopen 2016, worth a walk, picked up the glastonbury millennium walk by accident, this is really informative stroll around this very spiritual town.

3 Thank balddove
Glastonbury, United Kingdom
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21 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

I have taken my 3 year old granddaughter to visit the museum several times. Staff are very friendly and helpful and she loves going for a visit here.

Thank Winnie680
Washington DC, District of Columbia
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557 reviews
451 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 426 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2014

I was disappointed when I learn that this museum was closed when I visited Glastonbury on April 23, 2014. The walk from the Glastonbury Abbey is uphill and took about 15-20 minutes. to reach its location. Situated near it is the Chalice Well and further up the hill is the Tor. I hope this Museum is open next time I... More 

Thank LolaGo1
Glastonbury, United Kingdom
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18 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2014

Great little museum. Very interesting, great cafe. Check opening times as not always open. House very interesting, as are all exhibits.

Thank Liz L
Watchet, Somerset
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150 reviews
38 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 7, 2014

A wonderful collection of artefacts from agricultural Somerset, exhibited professionally. Very helpful person on the desk. Cafeteria was closed for the season but we were invited to make our own in a scrupulously clean kitchen! Don't miss this.

1 Thank FreoJan

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