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Radstock Museum

Waterloo Road, Radstock BA3 3ER, England
+44 1761 437722
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Fantastic volunteers

The last time I had been in this building was over 50 years ago when it was the Market Hall. What a... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
East Midlands

I took my Brownies here for a visit (I had never been) but we had an amazing time, we had the... read more

Reviewed 28 May 2017
Ruth W
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This history museum depicts life in a rural mining community in England, featuring the social, mining and farming heritage of the area.
  • Excellent73%
  • Very good24%
  • Average3%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
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Waterloo Road, Radstock BA3 3ER, England
+44 1761 437722
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The last time I had been in this building was over 50 years ago when it was the Market Hall. What a transformation. Two floors of interesting and informative exhibits about the Somerset Coalfield and the area. It's not all about mining, but printing and...More

Thank OldieEastMidlands
Reviewed 28 May 2017 via mobile

I took my Brownies here for a visit (I had never been) but we had an amazing time, we had the museum to ourselves and the Staff were brilliant, nothing was too much trouble. The Girls loved it especially dressing up in the "old fashioned"...More

Thank Ruth W
Reviewed 3 May 2017 via mobile

I found this a fascinating collection of artefacts to do with local life especially the mining element. Very interesting especially if you have a link to the area. The shop is full of books about local history. I could have sat all day and read...More

Thank Debby M
Reviewed 30 April 2017

Wow what a great day with the family at Radstock Museum. Lots to see and learn even for a local resident. Well laid out and modern museum interior.The staff could have been anymore friendly and helpful. A special thank you to our guide Clive for...More

Thank Jon D
Reviewed 19 April 2017

The short story is that this is a really good, high quality museum about the local area. I would highly recommend a visit to anyone, but especially those from the local area. The longer story is that this museum tells, amongst other things, the largely...More

Thank KeenHiker97
Reviewed 19 March 2017 via mobile

We visited the museum as a family and thoroughly enjoyed it. It was good to find out all about the history of Radstock. Would recommend.

Thank takkatek
Reviewed 17 March 2017

I had planned to visit Radstock Museum for some time and was not disappointed when I made my visit. It gives you a detailed insight into the Coal Industry which thrived in the area along with the associated footwear industry and the canal and rail...More

Thank Holgate1953
Reviewed 15 March 2017

We visited the museum today and were welcomed by a really friendly and helpful lady. She was the very best. However, another member of staff was the complete opposite which rather spoiled our visit. Apart from that, the museum could be greatly improved by having...More

Thank Tarxien123
Reviewed 11 March 2017

Really interesting place about the mines how people lived they have a old schoolroom you can dress up

Thank chloehorton
Reviewed 14 February 2017 via mobile

I visited the museum in the hope I would learn some of the local history of Radstock and the surrounding villages, and I wasn't disappointed. For such a little museum there's plenty to interest, and the volunteers are friendly and welcoming.

Thank Alassea68
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