The Museum of Somerset, Taunton

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  • August 21, 2017
    Went to this museum after a nights stay at the Taunton Castle Hotel, was a nice day out, would be good for children too as there was lots of activities for them to do, dressing up, colouring and bits ...  more »
  • August 21, 2017
    Free museum Loads of history Coffee shop Helpful staff Fun for children of all ages Not to busy Goes through all the years from egypton to wars!! Passed a few hours  more »
  • August 18, 2017
    Very Museum in the capital of the County of Somerset. A typical English Museum-support the older generation, extremely nice and are happy to assist a lost Wanderer:) Dear traveler you will travel back in time, as the Museum holds thematic presentations since prehistoric times, ancient until the two world wars. Everyone will find something for everyone-I recommend you make a donation as that admission is free:) In the courtyard there is one building that survived in its original form since its original construction. Currently serves as a place of tourist tales medieval times farm hands. I recommend to all, not just an avid travelers and historians!
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  • One of the best laid out museums I have ever been to. Great for any age group. Very informative and interesting. A gem of Somerset.
  • Only here for a few hours but I was impressed. It looks small from the outside... so its Much bigger when you get in. Very well laid out. Some nice and unique exhibitions from Roman hoards and other intresting things. Plus a nice Caffè in and out seating... clean rest rooms... and its free entry. ...
  • Great museum, lots to see and often has events on. We visited during castle day and they had sword fighting skills (with wooden swords), the chosen really enjoyed it. Cafe is good too we only had a coffee and snacks but reasonably priced. Staff are very helpful and friendly. Well worth a visit as a normal day is free entry, though there is a box for donations.
  • Better than expected! Has some very interesting exhibits from many parts of the local history. Well presented and explained.
  • great place they ask if you like to make a donation of £2 but you don't have to it is by Taunton shopping centre that is a great shopping area as well

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