offical Bruton Town website - photo by Trudie Mattock
21 March 2018 9°C



26 High Street, Bruton BA10 0AA

A local museum, focusing on the town’s history. Objects and subjects include fossils, flooding, Romans, Saxons, church and Abbey, education, wool, silk and other town industries. Among famous people who were born or lived here are John Steinbeck and Ernst Blensdorf, and there are 450 years of digitalised Parish Registers.

Open daily except Sunday from 11am to 1pm, Saturday until 3pm in summer; closed Monday and Thursday in winter. Other times by appointment.

Entry is free but donations welcome.

Museum tel. no. 01749 812 294 during opening times.

Chairman: Douglas Learmond 07980 594 249.

Curator: Jackie Brooks 07973 745 815.

Events: We have frequently changing exhibitions of art and creative practice in our micro gallery casespace.

For Friends/Members of the Museum we arrange visits to local places of interest that are not usually open to the public.

Volunteers: if you would like to become a volunteer steward we would be delighted to hear from you. Training will be given. Contact Angela Pearce 01749 813 480 or