Radstock Museum, Radstock
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This a local museum for North east Somerset, but with a particular focus on the Somerset coal mining industry and, to a lesser extent, the railway truck manufacturing industry that grew up to support ... read more »
I've been going to Radstock since the late 70's but there was still a lot about the area it turned out I didn't know. Nice little museum well worth a visit.
This is a private museum and well worth a visit. It gives history of coal mining, railways and education in the North Somerset Coalfield area. Very friendly, knowledgeable staff. We thoroughly enjoyed... read more »
This is an incredibly interesting museum staffed by friendly volunteers. We were made welcome as soon as we entered and offered help to take our wheelchair bound little girl in the lift to the top floor, where there was a lovely display of quilts amongst other things. The cafe is tiny but well stocked with really nice cakes and a variety of drinks and snacks, and there is a gift shop there too. We spent a couple of hours there and easily could have stayed longer. Together with the Big Pit museum in South Wales this has made me see the mining industry in a new light and with a great deal of respect :)
Surprisingly good, with a huge amount of information about the local area, especially the coal mining exhibits which are a total eye opener. The reconstructed 'sets' combined with lots of supporting exhibits and info and well informed volunteers make the museum interesting for all ages.
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