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Went to see an exhibition about BCL (British Cellophane Limited) as many family members have been employed on the site in the past. Only expected to be at the museum and hour tops but ended up staying almost 4 hours. There's a little tea room...More
Fantastic little museum a hidden gem
Covering the pitch fork rebelion the carnival and its history since prehistoric times loved it ( no photos allowed )its free to visit so that makes up for no photos loved it
Greeted with a warm welcome and a brief introduction to the museum. Excellent and informative displays over several floors of the building which was once home to Blake. Particularly interesting coverage of Blake and his role in the English Civil War and Dutch Wars. Battle...More
Who was Blake anyway? Everyone has heard of Sir Francis Drake and co, but Blake was just as important a figure, but sadly long forgotten, in the history of the Royal Navy as Drake was. A superb little museum which has an astonishing amount of...More
Lovely small local museum. Very interesting display of local artifacts. The volunteer staff were most helpful and engaged with our 6 year old grandchildren. It's worth noting there is a great little picnic area in the back garden.
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
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
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
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.
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