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Hidden gem

This tiny museum is lovingly curated by volunteers and has compiled a treasure trove of local... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Vicky B
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Taunton, United Kingdom
A Wonderful Town Museum

This is a wonderful little gem of a museum with so much packed inside a small space, run entirely... read more

Reviewed 14 August 2017
Stephen E
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London, United Kingdom
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5 Blake Street, Bridgwater TA6 3NB, England
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This tiny museum is lovingly curated by volunteers and has compiled a treasure trove of local history from a town that has a proud history of being different! From its famous admiral most have never heard of - Blake - to its public objection to...More

1  Thank Vicky B
Reviewed 14 August 2017

This is a wonderful little gem of a museum with so much packed inside a small space, run entirely by volunteers it is unreservedly worth a visit. The collection is, as always with such local museums, incredibly eclectic and I defy almost anyone to not...More

1  Thank Stephen E
Reviewed 23 September 2016 via mobile

I popped in here as I desperately needed the toilet and the gentleman there kindly let me use his, I was also lost. I did have a quick peek around but sadly we were running very late and couldn't go in for a proper look,...More

1  Thank steveohim
Reviewed 17 August 2016 via mobile

I didn't know what to expect and from the outside it is like you are in the wrong place. It is down a side street with not much indication that a museum exists. There is public parking at the end of the street. Once inside...More

1  Thank Traveller282012
Reviewed 5 August 2016

Not easy to find or chance upon but well worth seeking out. Kindly volunteer on the door very welcoming and explained layout well. Blake is prominent throughout Bridgwater but l knew little of his deeds, all is well detailed in his section of quaint little...More

2  Thank Derek B
Reviewed 14 July 2016

I primarily visited Blake Museum to see the Needlecraft Exhibition by the Sedgemoor Stitchers and is a must to see. I was met by very friendly volunteers who explained the layout of the museum and gave me a guide. I had been there before but...More

Thank Tony and Joy W
Reviewed 21 April 2016 via mobile

Really small museum, run by volunteers. Very educational about Somerset's history. It's absolutely free and great for a little day time activity. Highly recommend

1  Thank Scarlett B
Reviewed 25 February 2016

Great little local museum, which is tucked away in a small side street and may be easily missed, which a shame.

Thank John R
Reviewed 17 November 2015

A fascinating museum in the historic heart of Bridgwater. This ancient market town isn't generally very pretty but the historic mostly Georgian centre (although the castle walls are much earlier) is delightful and very interesting. There are plenty of artefacts and information on Admiral Lord...More

1  Thank Susan M
Reviewed 21 September 2015 via mobile

Visited with my two small children in the summer holidays, both girls enjoyed their visit. My 6 year old had to do a school project so she gathered information about Admiral Blake whilst my youngest (3), enjoyed looking at all the items on display. Great...More

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