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

A pretty setting for a lovely Museum, lots of local stories and items here. Old farm equipment, an old Forge, and many changing displays. well worth a visit.

5 of 5 starsReviewed January 1, 2016
Susan P
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Ashcott, United Kingdom

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Somerset, United Kingdom
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78 reviews
27 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2016

The museum is undergoing a refit and won't be open until 2017 It did need a refurbishment as it was sadly tired. As my daughter said when 3 years old - "Was everything in the old days rusty!??"

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Ashcott, United Kingdom
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11 reviews
10 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2016

A pretty setting for a lovely Museum, lots of local stories and items here. Old farm equipment, an old Forge, and many changing displays. well worth a visit.

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Thank Susan P
London, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2015

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 

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Cheddar, United Kingdom
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64 reviews
26 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 22 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

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Bristol, United Kingdom
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416 reviews
201 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 170 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2015 via mobile

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.

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Mullumbimby, New South Wales, Australia
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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 

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Somerset, United Kingdom
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26 reviews
21 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 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.

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Measham, United Kingdom
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186 reviews
51 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 124 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.

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Glastonbury, United Kingdom
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24 reviews
8 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.

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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731 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 493 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 

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