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The Museum of Somerset

Set in the heart of Taunton, the Museum of Somerset lies within the 12th Century Taunton Castle and tells the county’s story from prehistoric times to the present day, using real objects, interactive games, eye-catching film projections and the words and voices of Somerset people, past and present.

Housed in Taunton’s historic castle, the Museum of Somerset tells the county's fascinating story from prehistoric times to the present day. Within the 12th century castle walls you’ll find contemporary gallery spaces and great family visitor facilities, all situated within the vibrant town centre.

With an amazing nine themed galleries, each with its own distinctive character, there’s something for everyone to discover.
For up to date opening hours please see our website: https://swheritage.org.uk/museum-of-somerset/

Open Wednesday – Saturday
10.00 am to 5.00 pm

Free Admission
The Museum of Somerset Taunton Castle, Castle Green, TA1 4AA
Contact telephone: 01823 255088 Call to check latest times or cancellations.