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The Museum of Somerset

Closed Now: 10:00 - 17:00
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My and my partner only happened to go into the museum because we didn’t know what else to do and it... read more

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Taunton, United Kingdom
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Taunton Castle museum

Had a very good day at the museum the staff very friendly and helpful. Good for all the family... read more

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Castle Green, Taunton TA1 4AA, England
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All reviews roman mosaic well worth a visit military section local history pre history interesting exhibits roman coins free entry alms house ham all ages couple of hours on display rainy day nice cafe great place to visit helpful staff
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Reviewed today via mobile

My and my partner only happened to go into the museum because we didn’t know what else to do and it was free. We was a bit un sure about it at first. But it actually turned out to be amazing!! We love a good...More

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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Had a very good day at the museum the staff very friendly and helpful. Good for all the family. Free to get in just ask for donations if you can. Have different things showing at different times of the year so would definitely go again

Thank 174sheilab
Reviewed 4 days ago

Had a brilliant day doing a code breaker trail with 2 other families. The museum has lots of family trails and events. Staff are super friendly and helpful. Cafe also has extremely nice good! A great place for rainy days and sunny ones so you...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Love it so much history something for kids to do just brilliant friendly staff and always willing to give you information if you need it on something that you have seen calf is a must-see thought it was very nice bit of a wait though...More

Thank Climber11201630199
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Always something new going on here amongst the ancient relics. Fun activities for kids and adults alike. Great food too but but of long wait.

Thank warmweathergirl37
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

If you are visiting the museum then the cafe is a must for a comfortable snack or just tea and coffee. High quality food

Thank Chris G
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

A great free museum with lots of rare artefacts and a lot to see. Even if you aren't from Somerset you will enjoy browsing through all the exhibits from all through the ages. There's a cafe on site and a good shop. Very pleasant staff....More

Thank quirky-savage
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Well worth a visit, history of Somerset, great exhibits. Well laid out, fantastic exhibition of photographs by Stanley Kenyon. Good military museum.

Thank GlamperKent
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We visit Taunton Museum most school holidays with our grandchildren. It is free to wander around or you can choose to do a trail for a nominal price per child. There is always some form of themed activity going on and is great value for...More

Thank beamanning
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A good place to take the children on a rainy half term. Usually have events of interest to keep them occupied.

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2 January 2018|
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Response from anniedunning | Reviewed this property |
Walk through the portcullis between fat face and next and it’s on the right just past the Castle Hotel
Claire H
20 August 2017|
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Response from levicar | Reviewed this property |
Probably too late - Morrisons is free for two hours and is large so normally has spaces.
2 February 2015|
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Response from mancad | Reviewed this property |
get the bus from the railway station to the bus station[about a mile]the museum is next to the bus station