Delve into the archives and discover the history of this historic old market town and the families that lived & worked there. Including documents, photographs, maps, paintings and objects, the archive is open to all.
Objects range from fine porcelain to cast iron & everything In between.
See many of these objects at our annual Heritage Day on first May bank holiday in conjunction with Milverton Street Fair, when a large part of the collection is on display.
Did You Know?
Milverton once had a thriving silk factory from 1819 to c. 1840, built c. 1815 it employed 300 people. The owner also ran a silk factory in the Blackdown Hills.
Milverton Village Archive
St Michaels Church
St Michaels Hill
Entry is free, but donations are welcome
Open all year, Mon-Sat 9.00-16.00.
- Parking nearby
- Disabled toilets
- Limited disabled access
The archive volunteers can assist researchers, and objects can be brought out of store for Researchers upon request by email. Charges may apply.
- Local History
- Social history
- Reference library
- 20th Century
- 17th & 18th centuries