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Somerset, England Genealogy Gotoarrow.png Somerset Archives and Libraries

Name Address Contact Number Days open Times open Content
Somerset Heritage Center Brunel Way, Langford Mead, Norton Fitswarren, Taunton, TA2 6SF 01823 278805 Monday to Friday and alternate saturdays Monday 1pm to 5 pm, Tuesday to Friday 9am to 5 pm, Saturday 9am to 1pm 12
Museum of Somerset The museum of Taunton, Taunton Castle, Castle Green, Taunton, Ta1 4AA 01823 255088 Tuesday to Saturday and every bank holiday monday 10am to 5pm 12
Somerset Cricket Museum Somerset Cricket Museum, 7 Priory Ave, Taunton, TA1 1XX 01823 275893 Tuesday to Friday ( Opens First Tuesday in April to last friday in October 10.30am to 3.30 pm 12
Bakelite Museum Bakelite Museum, Orchard Mill, Williton, Somerset, TA4 4NS 01984 632133 During term time Thurs to sunday. Main school Holidays every day.(Season starts From Easter to End of October) 10.30am to 6 pm The building is believed to be the birth place of Robert Blake ( General at sea )(1599 - 1657). The museum illustrates Bridgewaters mercantile and marine past.It also contains a small collection of coins found in the bank of King's Sedgemoor Drain.

Somerset Heritage Center[edit | edit source]

Brunel Way
Langford Mead
Norton Fitzwarren
Taunton TA2 6SF

01823 278805 (enquiries)
01823 337600 (appointments) Please make an appointment if you need a guaranteed place in the searchroom.

Fax: 01823 347459

Important holdings
Diocese of Bath and Wells records
Somerset estate and manorial records
Somerset Light Infantry collection
Quarter Sessions Records for the County of Somerset

Museum of Somerset[edit | edit source]

The Museum of Somerset tells the county's story from prehistoric times to the present day using real objects combined with evocative films, sounds and images, and the voices and words of Somerset people past and present.

Amongst the treasures on display is the Frome Hoard, which is the largest collection of Roman coins ever discovered in Britain in a single container.

To see what is going on at the museum go here.

The Museum Of Somerset
Taunton Castle
Castle Green