Radstock Museum announces that it will re-open on Sunday 16th August (2pm) and then on Wed and Sun afternoons 2.0 until 5.0.

The Museum has been treated using Virus Shield wherever possible and is regularly re-treated in high contact areas. We regret that we are not yet able to reopen the Shop or the Buffet facilities.

Please help us to maintain it virus-free by sticking to the following guidelines:

Please SOCIALLY DISTANCE – 2 metres from other groups

Only ONE FAMILY GROUP IN FOYER at any time, you will be called through to admissions when it is ready

Please HAND SANITISE on entry and, unless exempt, WEAR A FACECOVERING.

CARD PAYMENTS ONLY – please use contactless if possible

Please give your CONTACT DETAILS when requested, as required by the government for track and trace

Please follow the MARKED ROUTE (clockwise)

Please try to AVOID TOUCHING exhibits/cabinets etc

Only LIMITED TOILET FACILITIES will be available

Thank you for visiting us and helping to maintain this museum for future generations to enjoy

Plan Your Visit

Plan Your Visit

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

What’s On

What’s On

There is so much going on at Radstock Museum!

Our DISPLAYS and COLLECTIONS

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, 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 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

Volunteer with us

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

New ON-LINE search website

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

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 History Journal

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