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#1 of 3 Museums in Tiverton
The main exhibits are horse drawn farm implements and a GWR steam train but there are also interesting exhibits on lace making, local historical finds etc. Well worth a visit.
The museum is very well presented and covers everything from social history to industry, exhibits include vintage toys, a steam train (really!), agricultural equipment, items from the slave trade, local trades suc...
Charmouth Heritage Coast Centre Charmouth 11.0 mi away
#1 of 1 Museums in Charmouth
Took my son (7) here to look for fossils and to find out a bit more about the Jurassic coast - we had a fantastic time.The Centre was brilliant, really well laid out with jaw dropping examples of local finds and l...
We were all pleasantly surprised at how much there is to look at, loads of amazing fossils and a couple of tanks with creatures from rockpools including the biggest prawn I have ever seen!
The Keep Military Museum Dorchester 25.4 mi away
#2 of 12 Museums in Dorchester
The awards for bravery won by soldiers of these local regiments in so many theatres of war over several centuries is truly amazing and also humbling.
Really interesting museum packed with medals memorabilia weapons very well laid out follow the Dorset regiments through their history follow the lives of Dorset people through the wars There is so much to see in t...
#3 of 12 Museums in Dorchester
... it will be amazing learn about the justice system follow cases stand in the dock visit the cells Loads of interaction for children amazing graphics The cafe and shop will be great It will be well worth a visit
It is a stunning renovation of a beautiful building (including the original prisoners' cells and the 18th century court) and the photographs, captions, prisoners' stories are all highly informative and accessible.
Fleet Air Arm Museum Ilchester 16.5 mi away
#1 of 1 Museums in Ilchester
Great museum very well laid out, extremely informative in a very easy way to see the information with different eras and battles, lots of planes, helicopters and models of aircraft carriers to see and also several...
Well worth a visit we have 3 young boys and they loved every minute the staff was helpful and great with the boys and more than happy to explain every little detail to them we will definitely go back again.
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The Museum of Somerset Taunton 11.0 mi away
#1 of 4 Museums in Taunton
This museum was light, bright and totally interesting, great art exhibition, army history, uniforms, weapons, the rebellion, local history, from Jurassic to the present, great Roman mosaic, nicely laid out, modern...
The Roman Mosaic is an excellent example of both a wonderful original and a superb complimentary electronics display - because of this latter I spent longer looking at the mosaic itself than perhaps I otherwise wo...
#1 of 1 Museums in Sparkford
A beautiful museum, spotlessly clean, fantastic staff and a huge number of vehicles ranging from the earliest produced to some of the modern classics with some quirky ones in between!
This place is amazing with lots of cars and motorbikes from all genres and classifications, some wonderful exhibits, very friendly and informative staff, yes the cafe is expensive but all places like this are, I’m...
Lyme Regis Philpot Museum Lyme Regis 11.3 mi away
#1 of 2 Museums in Lyme Regis
... sections about local history, notable residents, authors (such as Jane Austen) who have visited or written about Lyme, exhibits by local artists, and lots of dinosaurs and fossils, plus activities for children.
I liked that tickets to the museum were included which as well as being packed with interesting artefacts/info (loved the siege board) but the fossil displays helped one get used to colours, shapes and textures of...
Topsham Museum Topsham 26.4 mi away
#1 of 2 Museums in Topsham
A wonderful find while on a visit to Topsham.....very informative on the local history and the family....it’s free entry and run by very knowledgeable volunteers .....much bigger than you think and full of interes...
While walking to the Goat Walk in Topsham we came to this lovely Museum on a street of houses .We are so pleased that we went in .The staff encouraged us to visit all sections and it was well worth it .So interest...
Dinosaurland Fossil Museum Lyme Regis 11.2 mi away
#2 of 2 Museums in Lyme Regis
The collection is impressive, the information is very detailed but you can see and read as much or as little as you want yet it’s still is a fantastic place to go and learn about various fossils, dinosaurs, the hi...
So much to look at with easy to read facts, really interesting natural history room, geology, fossils, fun... and some great dinosaur models - its dusty, crammed full of things to look at, and just brilliant.
Royal Albert Memorial Museum Exeter 27.6 mi away
#2 of 6 Museums in Exeter
The staff is just grand, the Museum has a life of its own, the activities are smart, the utilities very good, the food quite sumptuous and well priced, the attractions just superb and the variety of collections ju...
It has local interest from the Romans, the Seaton hoard, costume, Exeter silver, Victorian collections, the museum's own painting collection, activities for little ones and upwards, natural history.
#1 of 1 Museums in Ilminster
... with a strawberry floating in the glass), the seating area outside was very tranquil, and there was the bonus of looking round the cider works, free quaint museum, and sampling ciders from the well stocked shop.
The shop had too many tempting offers so we left with some cider to take home and all sorts of other goodies.. definitely well worth a visit.
Dorset County Museum Dorchester 25.6 mi away
#4 of 12 Museums in Dorchester
The museum is well laid out with chronologically themed rooms covering many aspects of Dorset history including prehistoric (dinosaurs and fossils), Roman, Iron Age and Victorian, as well as a wing devoted to lite...
... and machinery; Writers' Dorset with information about such writers as Thomas Hardy; the story of Dorchester from the Iron Age; the Jurassic Coast Gallery with fossils and dinosaurs; and the Victorian Gallery.
Sidmouth Museum Sidmouth 19.0 mi away
#1 of 4 Museums in Sidmouth
We made our first visit to SIDMOUTH Museum and glad we did Run by an excellent and helpful team of volunteers we found plenty purling the history of the beautiful seaside Town Free entry Definitely worth a visit
From Lace demonstrations to Lace displays from around East Devon, The Museum has a great collection of local history from the early days of Sidmouth to the war years and on.
Market House Museum Watchet 26.1 mi away
#1 of 5 Museums in Watchet
called in while in the lovely little town of watchet, what lovely people, the lady was so friendly and helpful, allowed us to take our old staffie in, an amazing little museum so much of interest, thank you for a...
I like to find out about local history and although this museum was small it was full of interesting artefacts the gentleman at the entrance was very friendly and was able to answer my questions and was ver knowle...
The Shoe Museum Street 19.1 mi away
#1 of 1 Museums in Street
Lovely place to pop into, I previously worked in the offices here and would come have a walk through here and there, surprisingly you can learn a thing or two about some history about shoes (great for family)
This was an excellent museum, with free entry .. well worth a visit.After visiting the Clarkes village, this was a pleasant and interesting museum, which was just minutes away.
The Helicopter Museum Weston super Mare 31.2 mi away
#2 of 5 Museums in Weston super Mare
We took our 2 kids here, aged 7 and 4, wow they had a fantastic time, loads to see and do, they were able to get in some of the exhibits, which they loved, loads to see, very informative, and easily approachable s...
... on non-family days the staff and volunteers here are doing a great job of restoring and preserving some important heritage artifacts and the collection is extensive - which more than justifies the admission fee.
Hestercombe Gardens Taunton 12.6 mi away
#2 of 4 Museums in Taunton
Formal gardens with scented roses, a wonderful walk through woods with a cascade, ducks on the fish ponds, follies and birdsong, a great café for coffee, tea, or lunch - and all just a couple of miles from Taunton...
... now members, the food is really tasty great choice dogs are made to feel welcome, the garedens are lovely so are the walks, love the second hand book shop and the gift shop we have had some really lovely plants
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#1 of 1 Museums in Chard
Free entry museum of Local history of industry and local life over the centuries with old farm machinery and lace and embroidery, donations greatly appreciated as run by knowledgeable volunteers.
Run by a very friendly and very knowledgeable band of volunteers the museum is an absolute treasure trove of local memory.
Seaton Jurassic Seaton 13.5 mi away
#1 of 4 Museums in Seaton
It's far more broad reaching from the science of fossil formation & the Jurassic coast's place in the worlds history, through local geology and linking neatly into the current ecosystems locally and Lyme Bay as it...
With a meticulously recreated Victorian "Steampunk" Style Entrance to the study and workshop of the narrator to your journey into the jurassic era via a time machine of her invention, the attraction introduces one...
#1 of 5 Museums in Honiton
All Hallows is a centre of excellence in the lace making world but is also an outstanding local museum with lots of information about Honiton and its history, Honiton Pottery, the history of local families and a g...
Overall this visit was an absolute joy, really interesting and packed full with wonderful artifacts on display.The staff were extremely knowledgeable, friendly and helpful.
Clifton Observatory and Caves Bristol 41.9 mi away
#8 of 35 Museums in Bristol
Didn’t really take much notice of the information in the museum, but the camera obscura in the middle of the room at the top was really quite amazing- you can only wonder what people made if it in the 19th century...
A fascinating place to visit, the observatory is unchanged from Victorian times.
Bridport Museum Bridport 13.8 mi away
#2 of 11 Museums in Bridport
Great little museum with history of the area from dinosaurs through Romans to recent history of rope and netmaking with some wonderful old photos of these industries.
Helpful staff and very interesting exhibits here.The whole place gives a wonderful insight into times gone by in Bridport and Dorset.
Somerset Rural Life Museum Glastonbury 20.7 mi away
#1 of 3 Museums in Glastonbury
The museum boasts its own rural setting with some delightful lambs meandering through an orchard full of the most wonderful varieties of heritage apple trees...there are, on occasion, impressive demonstrations of...
... photos too.There was a lovely choice of refreshments in the café too all reasonably priced.The whole museum is beautifully laid out and there is a lovely ambience to the building.The telephone is a lovely alth...
Tolpuddle Martyrs Museum Dorchester 30.2 mi away
#5 of 12 Museums in Dorchester
The museum iis modest in size but the story of the martyrs is well-displayed and is a sobering reminder of the oppression suffered by the working man in the early part of the nineteenth century.
Fascinating details about the brave men involved in a demonstration against unfair practises, and the consequences for them and eventually society. .
Dawlish Museum Dawlish 31.1 mi away
#1 of 1 Museums in Dawlish
It has a lot of World War 2 content including the Scottish piper Bill Millen who piped the troops onto Sword Beach during the Normandy landings and lived the latter part of his live in Dawlish.
This museum has a wonderful collection of items from all walks of life and is housed in a beautiful house at the bottom of Barton Hill Car Park.
Bishops Lydeard mill Taunton 15.4 mi away
#3 of 4 Museums in Taunton
The Mill is a fantastic example of an overshot wheel mill set in a beautiful garden where Charlie has created many exhibits, these include a post wagon, a fire pump, a Model T Ford, a Raleigh Motor Cycle, a Travel...
The mill has been restored to working order and you can follow the process from start to finish with interesting displays and information.Apart from the mill there are various mini museums and a beautiful cottage...
Yandles Arts and Crafts Martock 9.6 mi away
#1 of 1 Museums in Martock
There is a fantastic gallery with a large and varied selection of (mostly) local art and craftwork at reasonable prices, well stocked woodwork and crafts shops and a lovely little café, which has recently been ref...
The gallery across the car park is well worth a look and if you’re feeling creative, the craft shop is well stocked for painting, sewing, etc.
#1 of 1 Museums in Washford
The staff are all volunteers & seem very happy to chat & share stories, we also went to visit the railway museum a Washford which was interesting.
Make sure you go across the tracks to see the other buildings, and ask if you can see inside the restoration shed - the carriage we saw in there was quite interesting.
Brook Gallery Budleigh Salterton 24.1 mi away
#1 of 2 Museums in Budleigh Salterton
The Brook Gallery is a fabulous gem - lovely to visit in person situated as it is on the main street in Budleigh Salterton, just metres from the sea.
Great contemporary art gallery - wide range of sophisticated prints by top artists, also pottery and jewellery.