Museum Fundraiser: TRASH OR TREASURE with Killens auctioneers.

Saturday October 27th 10.0am until 4.0pm at the Somer Centre, Midsomer Norton. FREE entry.

Bring along your objects / antiques / treasures for valuation by a panel of antiques experts from Killens. Click here to go straight to the Events page to read all about this.

We are doing all sorts of special for Half-term week.

Extra opening hours with activities planned for every day. Click here to go straight to the Events page to read all about this.

“At The Going Down of the Sun”

Somerset Coalfield Life in partnership with Black Hound Productions presents “At The Going Down of the Sun”  a play written especially for performance at the Museum.

Click here to go straight to details of the play and how to buy tickets.

Please note: the whole Museum space will be dedicated to the play and therefore  CLOSED TO VISITORS  from 5pm on Saturday 3rd November through to Sunday 11th November. Back open normally on Tuesday November 13th.

Job vacancy at Radstock Museum

Somerset Coalfield Life at Radstock Museum is seeking a part-time Events and Marketing Manager to start work at the beginning of February 2019.
Application deadline is 5pm on Friday 26th October.

Click here to access all details

Plan Your Visit

Information on Opening Times, Tickets, How to Find Us and Access for All.

What’s On

There is so much going on at Radstock Museum!

Our Displays and Collections

Our permanent displays tell you of the life of a Somerset miner and his family and show how the communities of the coalfield were integrated.

School, Educational, Group Visits

School visits are arranged with the Education Team lead volunteer. The Museum is also a great destination for a group or social visit.

The Museum Shop

The SHOP specialises in publications relating to the heritage of the area. We also stock greetings cards, gifts and memorabilia.

Volunteer with us

Radstock Museum is a great place to be a VOLUNTEER. Come and join us.

New ON-LINE search website

This ON-LINE search website gives access to some of the Museum’s photo library of archive images: includes local history and railways.

Museum Archives and Research

Our unique archive of documents, and over 17,000 photographs, relating to the former Somerset Coalfield is available for Research.

Five Arches History Journal

Five Arches is the History Journal of the Radstock, Midsomer Norton and District Museum Society.