Somerset Rural Life museum

Somerset Rural Life museum

Last Updated on February 21, 2024 by Suzy

Things to do at Somerset Rural Life museum review

The Somerset Rural Life museum is situated in Glastonbury, Somerset. It is a museum housed in buildings that surround a 14th-century barn which once belonged to Glastonbury Abbey.

You can explore rural life from the 1800s onwards and discover more about the county’s heritage. There are a series of galleries to look around and there is also a farmyard and orchard. In the Working Village gallery, they take a look at local trades and the work that was carried out in the home including the differing lives of rich and poor.

You can discover how the land has been worked overtime in the Working the land gallery and step back to 1948 in the Farmhouse kitchen. Children can borrow a mini backpack filled with fun activities to help them explore the site. They also have exciting trails which can be picked up for free, at reception.

FAQ and Further Information Somerset Rural Life museum

Is there food and drink available?

There is a cafe serving food and drinks. You are welcome to picnic outdoors.

What are the main things to do?

A museum housed in buildings that surround a 14th-century barn which once belonged to Glastonbury Abbey. There are toilets and a cafe.

What are the ticket prices?

*Mid-rangeu003cbru003e*Prices are subject to change and/or discounts online. *Mid-range – Adults £8.50, children aged 5-17 are £4 and under 5s are free, .

Is there parking?

There is free, parking.

When are they open?

Somerset Rural Life is open from Tuesday – Saturday for most of the year. For up-to-date opening times please visit their website.

Dog friendly?

Only registered assistance dogs are permitted.

Are they accessible?

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