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Glastonbury Lake Village Museum

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The museum is at the back of the Tourist Information Bureau

For a small museum I thought the prices were too high so I did not go in but I feel I can add value... read more

Reviewed 1 February 2017
Brian-Snellgrove
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Midsomer Norton, United Kingdom
Very interesting

I really liked this tiny little museum, and find myself fascinated with the people of the lake... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
jkr46723
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Fort Wayne, IN
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9 High Street, Glastonbury BA6 9DP, England
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I really liked this tiny little museum, and find myself fascinated with the people of the lake villages 2000 years ago.

Thank jkr46723
Reviewed 30 July 2018

Very cool building, interesting displays on ancient history around Glastonbury. Staffed by volunteers, who were very helpful. Well worth a pop in

Thank Darren M
Reviewed 18 May 2018

Lovely old world house with interesting facts shown in display cases and an old dug out boat . Worth a wander around..

Thank Sharon C
Reviewed 31 January 2018 via mobile

Actually this was old court house but museum itself was a surprise that wasn't anything to with the original place. This was quite interesting museum - nice artifacts from archeological excavations. Not for those who don't want to read and aren't interested of history.

Thank Jouni V
Reviewed 23 December 2017 via mobile

A little treasure trove housed in a magnificent medieval building. Stunning artefacts from the nearby Glastonbury Lake Village. Well displayed, giving quite an insight into local skills of over 2000 years ago. Friendly, helpful staff. Well worth a visit. Be aware that main galleries are...More

Thank Caroline B
Reviewed 11 August 2017

Although the museum is small, it is excellently laid out, with high quality information and g ives a fascinating insight into the lake village. Absolutely essential for any trip to Glastonbury, with a great deal of historical information and artefacts.

Thank WinchesterExplorer
Reviewed 27 July 2017

Situated on the first floor of the Tourist Information Centre and entry is free for English Heritage members. Two separate rooms detailing the history of the lake villages and the discovery of them in the last century. The exhibits are all housed in glass cases,...More

1  Thank Philip S
Reviewed 26 April 2017 via mobile

This museum is on the main High Street in Glastonbury. It shows the discovery of the ancient lakeside village that existed close to the modern Glastonbury around 2000 years ago. The museum displays the painstaking process of unearthing the lost settlement and shows a wide...More

1  Thank Jane T
Reviewed 5 February 2017

Small, compacted museum of the Archiological site, you need to climb stairs but not to many. The canoe in the out building is immpressive

1  Thank Rita B
Reviewed 1 February 2017

For a small museum I thought the prices were too high so I did not go in but I feel I can add value in terms of commenting the tourist information bureau which no one on TA seems to have got round to doing yet....More

2  Thank Brian-Snellgrove
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