Museum of Somerset Museum of Somerset

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Museum of Somerset

Castle Green, Taunton, TA1 4AA, United Kingdom | 01823 255088 | Website

Venue Description

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-centruy castle walls you’ll find contemporary gallery spaces and great family visitor facilities, all situated close to the vibrant town centre. There’s always something going on for families with activities and family fun days throughout the year. The Museum of Somerset is part of the South West Heritage Trust, an independent charity committed to protecting and celebrating Somerset and Devon’s rich heritage.


Most parts of the Museum are fully accessible. There are lifts and disabled toilets as well as free wheelchair loan. Physical access to almost all the site is provided by two passenger lifts. The Discovery and Singing Galleries can be accessed by a stair lift with accompanying wheelchair. There is level access on each floor with ample space to manoeuvre between displays. Some doors open automatically. There are accessible toilets on the ground floor. Please contact us if you require assistance in accessing the Museum: 01823 255088


There are lifts and disabled toilets as well as free wheelchair loan.


Information about the staff has not been added for this venue.

COVID Precautions

Last updated:

To keep everyone safe we’ve made some changes to the way we operate, including revised opening hours and the need to pre-book visits.

Assistance dog facilities

Assistance dog exercise facilities

Allowed and water bowls.

The venue says it has...

  • Accessible Format
  • Carer Discount
  • Disabled Access
  • Induction Loop
  • Large Print
  • Disabled Parking
  • Access Statement
  • Online Booking

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