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Radstock Museum

Waterloo Road, Radstock BA3 3ER, England
+44 1761 437722
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Fantastic experience

Radstock Museum is a fantastic insight into the areas past. A great experience for all ages. The... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Michelle A
via mobile
Michael Colliver

Great coffee and service nice atmosphere especially if you like books.The menu is ok if you like... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Mike C
via mobile
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This history museum depicts life in a rural mining community in England, featuring the social, mining and farming heritage of the area.
  • Excellent75%
  • Very good23%
  • Average2%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
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“local history” (15 reviews)
“coal mining” (3 reviews)
“school room” (3 reviews)
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Waterloo Road, Radstock BA3 3ER, England
+44 1761 437722
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Radstock Museum is a fantastic insight into the areas past. A great experience for all ages. The tearoom offer coffee and teas and the cakes are delicious.. can't wait to visit again.

Thank Michelle A
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Great coffee and service nice atmosphere especially if you like books.The menu is ok if you like vegetarian or eggs on toast

Thank Mike C
Reviewed 22 December 2017

Twice tried to visit on spec, closed both times. Don’t be an idiot like me, make sure you check opening times first. My son reckons it is well worth visiting!

Thank Geoffrey S
Reviewed 22 December 2017 via mobile

We took our grandsons here and they thoroughly enjoyed the whole experience. A very welcoming friendly and informative place to take youngsters for a few hours.

Thank jonathancb9
Reviewed 29 October 2017

Experience the Coal Face Miners working conditions by entering the underground mock-up. See their living conditions. Learn about the two Radstock Railway Stations within Yards of each other one for the Bristol & North Somerset Railway (Which became the GWR) the other for the Somerset...More

1  Thank Rod B
Reviewed 13 September 2017 via mobile

This museum is medium sized and can be visited over 3 - 4 leisurely hours. It paints a vivid picture for the visitor, of the tough life in the former mining community. Well worth visiting for those holidaying in the vicinity. They have a small...More

1  Thank Rayman261
Reviewed 19 August 2017

Radstock and surrounding villages, hard to believe that such a small area used to have so many mines and local manufacturing businesses. The museum is staffed by volunteers who are very dedicated and knowledgeable, also a cafe and a small shop. There is an upstairs...More

Thank Mo F
Reviewed 14 August 2017

We, a group of 2 Brits & 2 Australians, came to visit the museum with an open mind although 3 of us had ancestors from the area. All four of us were delighted with our experience. There is an eclectic range of artefacts that cover...More

1  Thank David C
Reviewed 10 August 2017

Eclectic range of exhibits from Paleontology to modern times. Focus on local life, the Somerset Coalfield and mining industry and associated railways and canals. Plenty to look at and enjoy. Only slight reservation was the indifferent scones served with the cream tea in the Tea...More

1  Thank 150casey
Reviewed 9 August 2017 via mobile

Spent a great afternoon at the museum, they now have interactive headsets that enable you to experience being down the mine shaft!! It is a great place to learn about local history with miners cottage, shop, schoolroom and mine shaft exhibits. The guides are so...More

Thank Jill S
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