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Radstock Museum

Open Now: 2:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Open today: 2:00 PM - 5:00 PM
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Minibus outing

Fantastic place. I took a minibus full of residents there today. Would definitely recommend a trip... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
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A must

The museum is a very interesting place to visit, especially if you are interested in local... read more

Reviewed February 11, 2019
Worthing, United Kingdom
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“coal mining”(7 reviews)
“school room”(4 reviews)
This history museum depicts life in a rural mining community in England, featuring the social, mining and farming heritage of the area.
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Waterloo Road, Radstock BA3 3ER, England
+44 1761 437722
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Fantastic place. I took a minibus full of residents there today. Would definitely recommend a trip. The little cafe was also lovely and very well priced with lovely products. Great shop too. Lovely staff. We will return.

Date of experience: March 2019
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Reviewed February 11, 2019

The museum is a very interesting place to visit, especially if you are interested in local history. They also vary there exhibits this time they had the history of the towns railway , displayed by the use of pictures and model railways. they also have...More

Date of experience: February 2019
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Reviewed January 23, 2019 via mobile

My son took me here on a Sunday and what a lovely interesting place. Thoughly enjoyed the whole experience of the museum and the memories I had of the things that were there. Well worth it x2 visits as I took my grandchildren there too.

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank costigantoni
Reviewed November 16, 2018

Who would believe the extent and history of coal mining in this lovely area of Somerset? This small museum is full of artefacts of the history of coal mining in the area. It is very interesting and would appeal to people of all ages.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Terry193
Reviewed November 6, 2018 via mobile

Well worth a visit. The boys aged 5 and 7 were kept engaged. A lovely clean and friendly environment. An experience not to be missed.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Adrian M
Reviewed September 24, 2018

A lovely little museum, on two floors ( with a lift). It is run by volunteers, so there are limited opening hours, mainly in the afternoons, but not Mondays. My ancestors were coal miners, and worked within the pits, within a five mile radius of...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed September 21, 2018 via mobile

A great afternoon out, excellent for all ages of visitors. Very interactive for children a great way to learn about the local history.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Ruth W
Reviewed September 14, 2018 via mobile

Spent a couple of hours at the museum. It is quite small but has a tremendous amount to see. Basically it contains the history of the North Somerset Coalfield from the 18th century to the final closure a few decades ago. It also focuses on...More

Date of experience: September 2018
1  Thank rfi30
Reviewed August 29, 2018 via mobile

Took advantage of a rainy BH Sunday to visit the fantastic Radstock Museum. Well worth the trip, especially as the ticket entitles you to visit again any time within the next 12 months. Very well laid out over 2 floors with lots of interesting exhibits...More

Date of experience: August 2018
1  Thank westcountrybird
Reviewed August 28, 2018 via mobile

Interesting museum and very helpful staff. The VR was fantastic for young and old alike. Coffee shop very reasonable and gift shop too. Ticket lasts a year.

Date of experience: August 2018
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