Museums in South West England
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GLOUCESTER CITY MUSEUM
Brunswick Road, Gloucester, Gloucestershire, GL1 1HP
Open to the public after recent refurbishments, Gloucester City Museum offers a choice of exhibitions with interactive experiences exploring the unique history Gloucestershire and the Cotswolds region. Part of the development is the all new Caf...
WELLINGTON AVIATION MUSEUM
Brithish School House, Broadway Road, Moreton-In-Marsh, Glos. GL56 0BG
An offshoot of the successful aviation art and print gallery, the museum tells the stories behind some of the paintings and prints on show with the aid of photographs and artefacts. The emphasis is on illustrating the personal side of wartime oper...
THE MUSEUM OF BATH AT WORK
Camden Works, Julian Road, Bath, Somerset, BA1 2RH
2000 years of Bath's commercial development explored on three floors of displays. Experience how ordinary Bathonians spent their working lives over the centuries in reconstructed workshops, offices and a Bath Stone mine. One whole floor is devo...
25 The Strand, Topsham, Exeter, Devon, EX3 0AX
Topsham Museum is housed in one of a group of late 17th Century Buildings overlooking the Exe Estuary and located between Exmouth and Exeter. As well as the furnished period rooms of the house, visitors can also enjoy the displays of local history...
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The Shires, Court Street, Trowbridge, Wiltshire, BA14 8AT
The Museum tells the story of a thousand years of the history of Wiltshire’s County Town, from its Saxon estate, Medieval Castle and as the centre of West of England woollen cloth production in the industrial period. Visit the Medieval Castle ...
BRAUNTON & DISTRICT MUSEUM & INFORMATION CENTRE
The Bakehouse Centre, Caen Street, Braunton, Devon, EX33 1AA
The Bakehouse Centre was converted from a bake house and two cottages to house today's Museum & Information Centre, reflecting the early origins of Braunton, from the arrival of St. Brannock from South Wales in the sixth century, through to the ag...
THE RIFLES BERKSHIRE AND WILTSHIRE MUSEUM
58 The Close, Salisbury, Wiltshire, SP1 2EX
The Museum showcases the service to sovereign and country from 1743 to the present day of the men of Berkshire and Wiltshire, with highlights of the actions of the regiments and individuals. Throughout there are illustrations of great bravery, val...
WATCHET BOAT MUSEUM
Harbour Road, Watchet, Somerset, TA23 0AQ
Displays of flatner boats, plus nets and other items associated with their use, maps, knotwork and boards showing the various uses of withy. Activities include a small rope making machine for making skipping-ropes, plus block and tackle where e...
WOTTON-UNDER-EDGE HERITAGE CENTRE
The Chipping, Wotton-Under-Edge, Gloucestershire, GL12 7AD
Visit the Wotton Heritage Centre and discover: Intriguing artefacts from Wotton-under-Edge's crafts and industry. Changing exhibition displays. Photographs, postcards, documents, maps and books of local interest. Microfiches of Parish registers.
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COMBE MARTIN MUSEUM & TOURIST INFORMATION POINT
Eberleigh House, Cross Street, Combe Martin, Devon, EX34 0DH
A small but fabulous museum that illustrates Combe Martin's history via displays of artefacts, photographs, maps and pictures of the old village industries, silver mining, lime quarrying and burning, agriculture and horticulture, together with det...