Museums in South West England
Museums & Galleries
Park Street, Cirencester, Gloucestershire, GL7 2BX
Award-winning museum, featuring one of the finest collections of antiquities from Roman Britain. Full-scale reconstructions of a dining room, a kitchen and garden give a good idea of everyday life in Roman Cirencester. Also displays on the C...
THE GREAT WESTERN RAILWAY HERITAGE MUSEUM
The Old Railway Station, Railway Drive, Coleford, Gloucestershire, GL16 8RH
The Great Western Railway Heritage Museum is housed in one of the last remaining permanent railway buildings in the Forest of Dean, on the original site of Coleford Railway Yard. It is the original GWR Goods Station of 1883 with working GWR si...
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 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...
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...
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.
JOHN MOORE COUNTRYSIDE MUSEUM & MERCHANTS HOUSE
42 Church Street, Tewkesbury, Gloucestershire, GL20 5SN
A Countryside Collection displayed to honour the prophetic writings on nature conservation of the late John Moore, a local writer and naturalist. A museum for those who care about the countryside and the creatures which live in it.
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...
WINCHCOMBE FOLK & POLICE MUSEUM
Town Hall, High Street, Winchcombe, Cheltenham, Gloucestershire, GL54 5LJ
At Winchcombe in the Cotswolds there is something for everyone in our unique Museum. Winchcombe Heritage, Family and local history, folk collection and Police uniform and equipment. Situated approximately 7 miles north east of Cheltenham.
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...