Museums in The West Country.

Dinosaur Museum
The Dinosaur Museum is Britain's original dinosaur museum solely devoted to dinosaurs and their prehistoric world.
Allerford Museum
The Rural Life Museum is housed in the old Village School leased from the National Trust. It was a school from 1821 to 1981 and opened as the Rural Life Museum in 1983.
American Museum in Britain
The American Museum in Britain takes you on a journey through the history of America, from its early settlers to the 20th century
At-Bristol
With hundreds of hands-on exhibits, live science shows and a Planetarium, At-Bristol is one of the UK's biggest and most exciting interactive science centres.
Babbacombe Model Village
Step into a world of miniature marvels!Bring back those magical childhood memories as you explore a quaint and quirky representation of England through five decades at Babbacombe Model Village.
Bath Assembly Rooms
The Ball Room, Octagon, Tea Room and Card Room of the magnificent Assembly Rooms were used in the eighteenth century for dancing, music, card playing, tea drinking and conversation.
Bath Postal Museum
Discover how 18th-Century Bath influenced and developed the Postal System, including the story of the Penny Post.
Beaminster Museum
Beaminster Museum is a local history museum covering Beaminster and the surrounding villages. Its collection covers past local families of importance, past local trades and schools and a fine collection of agricultural tools.
Blaise Castle House Museum
The museum features displays of everyday life in and around Bristol, including toys, costumes and domestic equipment. It stands in extensive grounds and woodland.
Bristols City Museum and Art Gallery
Bristol Museum & Art Gallery tells the story of our world in every display, from the beginning of time to the present day.
Brixham Heritage Museum
The Brixham Heritage Museum and History Society was founded in 1958 for the purpose of recording, saving and displaying the heritage of the historic town and fishing port.
Charlestown Shipwreck and Heritage Centre
The Centre tells the history of diving, salvage and shipwrecks from the earliest times to the present day. It also reveals what life was like in the Georgian village and seaport of Charlestown.
Cobbaton Combat Collection
The Cobbaton Combat Collection is the result of one man's obsession for collecting militaria from tin hats to tanks, in fact, anything pertaining to the armies of the World and to the civilians who were involved with them.
Dawlish Museum
Knowle House was built as a gentleman's residence in 1805. It now houses various collections donated by the people of Dawlish.
Dorset County Museum
The Museum is housed in a beautiful, gothic-style building, which dates from 1881. It houses an array of fascinating galleries, dealing with a wide range of subjects from the natural sciences and geology to art, history and literature.
East Somerset Railway
Take a ride through the beautiful Somerset countryside in our original steam-hauled trains, and relax among the sights and sounds of an old-style country branch line.
Fairlynch Museum
Fairlynch Museum is one of very few thatched museums in existence and is a typical example of a "Marine Cottage Orne".
Fashion Museum
Follow the story of fashion, from the late sixteenth century to the present day, at The Fashion Museum.
Frome Museum
The current Exhibition at Frome Museum is the art of JW Singer & Sons Ltd of internationsl remown that originally specialised in church ornaments, plate and memorials.
Helicopter Museum
The museum has a rare and award winning collection of helicopters, unique in Great Britain and in the world.
Holburne Museum of Art
The Holburne Museum has closed for a development project of restoration and extension scheduled to be completed in spring 2011.
Kingsbridge Cookworthy Museum
Discover the story of Kingsbridge in our 17th century schoolroom, complete walk - in Victorian kitchen, Edwardian pharmacy and large farm gallery.
Launceston Steam Railway
The Launceston Steam Railway links the historic town with the hamlet of Newmills. Travelling through glorious countryside your train is hauled by veteran locomotives built in Victoria's reign.
Lyn & Exmoor Museum
Visit the Lyn and Exmoor Museum in Lynton and get an insight of the area of Lynton, Lynmouth and Exmoor since the Stone Age - and even earlier!
M Shed
M Shed is an exciting and innovative new museum telling the story of Bristol.
Museum of Bath at Work
The Museum of Bath at Work tells the story of a time, not so long ago, when the elegant City of Bath generated its own electricity, produced its own gas, possessed two busy railway yards …
Museum of East Asian Art
Based in a restored Georgian building, this unique Museum houses a fine collection of Chinese, Japanese, Korean and Southeast Asian treasures.
Roman Baths & Pump Room
Discover the site of Britain's only natural hot spring - bringing health and vitality to Bath for over 2000 years. Walk where Romans walked on ancient stone pavements around the steaming pool.
Royal Cornwall Museum
The Royal Cornwall Museum (which also houses the Courtney Library: Cornish History Research Centre) is a wonderful place to find out about Cornwall, its history and its cultural heritage.
Sherborne Museum
Sherborne Museum, located in the heart of the town, is home to more than 15,000 items of local history. It's a fascinating treasure trove for anyone researching the town's past.
Sidmouth Museum
"Something for everyone of all ages" is the motto for Sidmouth Museum.
The Isles of Scilly Museum
Museum of Scillonian archaeology, history and shipwrecks.
The Keep Military Museum
A modern military museum which uses touch screen computers and creative displays to tell the stories of courage, humour, tradition and sacrifice of those who served in the regiments of Devon and Dorset for over 300 years.
Tintagel Toy Museum
Cornwalls only Toy Museum where you can view three generations of childhood toys.
Tiverton Museum of Mid Devon Life
Explore the museum's large, outstanding collections and trace the fascinating history of Mid Devon.
Topsham Museum
Topsham Museum is housed in one of a group of late 17th Century Buildings overlooking the Exe Estuary.
Totnes Guildhall
In 1206 King John granted a charter to Totnes making it a free town. It could then draw up its own laws. The merchants also obtained permission to set up their own Guild, which by the middle of the 13th century had 120 members.
Watchet Museum
The museum houses an exhibition of the history of this ancient seaport and the surrounding area from prehistoric times to the present day.
Wayside Folk Museum
Cornwall's oldest private museum, the collection has over 5,000 items in 16 display areas and includes an extensive collection of photographs and information on people who have lived in the area.
Wellington Museum & Local History Society
The exhibits in the museum feature famous firms and individuals that are or were based in Wellington.
West Somerset Railway
The West Somerset Railway recaptures the era of the branch line country railway in the days of steam. Enjoy 20 miles of glorious Somerset scenery beside the Quantock Hills to the Bristol Channel coast.
Wheal Martyn China Clay Museum and Country Park
Wheal Martyn offers a great day out for everyone, set within 26 acres in the heart of Cornwall on the site of two former clay pits, the picturesque site includes nature trails, woodland walks and is home to the UK's only china clay heritage centre.
Wookey Hole Caves
Britain's most spectacular caves and legendary home of the infamous Witch of Wookey.

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