Somerset Museums

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Manston Fire Museum

The Fire Museum is housed in the Old RAF Fire School building within the boundary of the Ministry of...
Jane Austen Centre

Jane Austen visited Bath twice towards the end of the 18th century and loving it so much became a resident...
River and Rowing Museum Henley on Thames

The River and Rowing Museum in Henley-on-Thames, Oxfordshire, England, is located on a site at Mill Meadows...
Dover Transport Museum

The Dover Transport Museum was formed in 1980. There have been three other museum sites but now a site...
Amersham Museum

Amersham Museum tells the story of local events, places and people....
Dover Museum

Dover Museum is a local history and archaeology museum located in the town centre of Dover, Britain&...
Roald Dahl Museum Great Missenden

The Roald Dahl museum is situated in the village where Roald Dahl lived and wrote for 36 years. The Museum...
Ashmolean Museum Oxford

One of the world's leading museums and the first 'University museum', the Ashmolean in Oxford...
Ford End Watermill Ivinghoe

Buckinghamshire's only working Watermill with original machinery. Located in the village of Ivinghoe...
Claverton Manor Gardens and American Museum in Britain

Set in an area of outstanding natural beauty including fascinating Gardens of its own, Claverton Manor...
Chiltern Open Air Museum

The 45 acre site at Chalfont St Giles, near Amersham in Buckinghamshire, is home to over 30 historic...
Sevenoaks Museum

The museum is housed within the library and has changing displays of objects of local interest....
Buckinghamshire County Museum

The Buckinghamshire County Museum is in the attractive old town area of Aylesbury in beautifully restored...
Milton

Milton’s Cottage, situated in Chalfont St Giles, Buckinghamshire, was once the home of John Milton (1608...
Kent Life

This museum occupies an area of 28 acres of fertile farmland, Sandling Farm, which was once part of Cobtree...
Reading Museum

Reading Museum has eleven galleries displaying a fascinating collection of objects and an exciting programme...
The Shoreham Aircraft Museum

The Shoreham Aircraft Museum was found in 1978 by local enthusiasts, whose enthusiasm for the Battle...
Tring Local History Museum

FREE ADMISSION. A fascinating look into the history of Tring....
Museum of East Asian Art

Wonder at the beauty created by East Asian craftsmen, the intricate bamboo carvings, view the largest...
National Slate Museum

Heritage centre at Llanberis, bringing back to life the inheritance of the North Wales slate industry...
Powell Cotton Museum

Welcome to one of the UK's most fascinating visitor attractions, the home of the Powell-Cotton family...
Building of Bath Collection

A unique collection interpreting the building of the world famous city from a small local town into the...
Whitstable Museum and Gallery

Whitstable's distinctive coastal community and seafaring customs are the main themes of the town...
Herschel Museum of Astronomy

Visit Herschels former home and see where he made his discoveries and discover life in a Georgian townhouse...
Herne Bay Museum

This museum explains the history of the Victorian seaside resort of Herne Bay and its surrounding area...
Riverside Museum at Blake

part of Reading Museum, telling the story of Readings two rivers, The Kennet and The Thames.........
Beckfords Tower Museum

Visit another of Bath’s intriguing buildings and follow in the footsteps of William Beckford and climb...
Radstock Museum

Immerse yourself in the typical lifestyle of the Somerset coalminer from home life to the dangerous workplace...
RAF Manston Spitfire and Hurricane Memorial Trust

The Memorial Building is situated on one of the very few surviving airfields which participated in the...
Sally Lunns Historic Eating House and Museum

One thing any visit to Bath must include is a visit to the Sally Lunn eating house to try the world famous...
The Natural History Museum Tring

a superb, FREE, family attraction in Tring in Hertfordshire....
Buckinghamshire Railway Centre

Buckinghamshire Railway Centre is a working steam engine museum where you can step back in time as you...
Fashion Museum

Discover the changing fashions of the centuries with this world class collection of contemporary dress...
Cranbrook Museum

The local history of Cranbrook and the surrounding area is told in the absorbing collections at Cranbrook...
No 1 Royal Crescent

Immerse yourself into the lifestyle of the rich and important of Georgian society. See how they lived...
Canterbury Roman Museum

The Roman Museum is underground at the level of the Roman town. It's an exhilarating mix of excavated...