Blake museum

Blake museum

Last Updated on February 19, 2024 by Suzy

Things to do at Blake museum review

Blake museum is located in Bridgwater. Somerset. It is believed to be the birthplace of Robert Blake the museum is located within the 16th-century house.

Robert Blake was the son of a prosperous Bridgwater merchant and he was a member of Parliament for the town in 1640. He joined the Parliamentary party against King Charles I during the English Civil War and he became Cromwell’s general-at-sea. At the museum you can learn more about his story.

There are collections covering Bridgwater and the surrounding areas. The museum also takes a look at Bridgwater Castle, the siege of Bridgwater, the Battle of Sedgemoor, its ports and docks and more.

Now on permanent display is the ‘Grotbags’ costume exhibition. Children can take a quiz around the museum with them. There are six rooms to explore across two floors.

FAQ and Further Information Blake museum

Is there food and drink available?

You can purchase refreshments. You are welcome to picnic outdoors in their garden.

What are the main things to do?

16th-century house believed to be the birthplace of Robert Blake with galleries you can explore. There are toilets and refreshments.

What are the ticket prices?

*free, u003cbru003e*Prices are subject to change and/or discounts online. *The museum is free, to visit. Donations are welcome.

Is there parking?

There is parking nearby and charges may apply.

When are they open?

They have limited opening days in winter and are open for a few extra days from April until late summer. For up-to-date opening times please visit their website.

Dog friendly?

Only registered assistance dogs are permitted.

Are they accessible?

Unfortunately, wheelchair access is limited to the ground floor only. Please contact the venue for further information.

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