Minehead Museum - free entry
The museum next to the Tourist Information Centre (opposite the West Somerset Steam Railway) is open from the end of March to the end of October Tues - Sat 10.00am -4.00pm, Sun 11.00am-4.00pm. Also open Bank Holiday Mondays and Mondays in August.
The museum includes exhibits on maritime history, the Hobby Horse, Arthur C Clarke, local theatres and Punch & Judy. Each year we change the displays, so come along and find out what the theme is this year. There are also a range of age-based children's quizzes lilnked to the curriculum.We look forward to welcoming you!
The museum is run by a group of volunteers on a charitable basis, so your donations are welcome.
West Somerset Rural Life Museum & Victorian School Room - Allerford
The museum is housed in the old school building with a large hall, smaller schoolroom, thatched roof and garden by the river The exhibition includes a glimpse into what past rural life was like and a large photographic collection . This museum is particularly suitable for children who can dress up in Victorian clothes, write on the slates and play with the old toys. Public car park opposite the museum, small shop for souvenirs, outdoor picnic area, garden and croquet lawn.
Admission Charge Adults £2.00 Children 50p Check website for opening times.
Dovery Manor Museum - Porlock free entry
Dovey Manor museum aims to provide an insight into the history of the delightful Exmoor village of Porlock and nearby communities.Local life and history are portrayed through artefacts, costume, photographs, ceramics, tools, and domestic items.
Dovery Manor Museum is a not-for-profit charitable organisation and is run by a group of enthusiastic volunteers.
Opening Times: May - September - see website for full details