Minehead Museum

Facing the West Somerset Railway and next to the seafront. The museum opened for the first time in 2014.

Displays show the development of Minehead from earliest times, including the town’s maritime history; how it became a popular holiday destination; aspects of Minehead life since Victorian times; the famous Hobby Horse, and notable resident Arthur C. Clarke.

Did You Know?

Author and scientist Arthur C. Clarke was born in Minehead in 1917.

Address

Beach Hotel Complex
The Avenue
Minehead
Somerset
TA24 5AP

Email

mineheadmuseum@btconnect.com

Website

www.mineheadmuseum.co.uk

Price

Free admission

Opening Times

Open March to November

Facilities

  • Parking nearby
  • Disabled parking
  • Full disabled access

Collections

  • Archaeology
  • Architecture
  • Archives
  • Geology
  • Industrial
  • Maritime
  • Social history

Time Periods

  • 20th Century
  • Anglo-Saxon
  • Bronze Age
  • Contemporary
  • Dark Ages
  • Edwardian
  • Geological
  • Georgian
  • Iron Age
  • Medieval
  • Mesolithic
  • Neolithic
  • Norman
  • Palaeolithic
  • Roman
  • Stuart
  • Tudor
  • Victorian