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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.
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
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
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
We took advantage of a rainy Bank holiday Sunday to visit this museum and loved it! The quality of the displays are first class and the volunteers staffing it are just lovely. We learnt a lot about the history of coal mining in the area,...More
On Friday 17 th August,my wife and I visited this museum ,on a quest of ancestry research. The staff could not have more helpful.Whilst we went round the museum they searched for appropriate references.The contents of the museum provided a valuable background of coal mining,railways...More
My mum has been telling me for years to visit and I am sorry I didn’t listen to her sooner. We visited this week with a teenager and a baby. This little museum is fabulous and some of the exhibits put large national museums to...More