Somerset Rural Life Museum

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Abbey Farm

  • Phone: 01458 831197

The Museum tells the story of Somerset’s rich rural and social history and provides a family-friendly destination which has learning, access and discovery at its heart.

Further information

Opening Hours:

Easter to the end of October Tuesday – Sunday 10.00 am – 5.00 pm and Bank Holiday Mondays. November to Easter Tuesday – Saturday 10.00 am – 5.00 pm and Bank Holiday Mondays. ​ Last entry 4.30 pm.


Adult Annual Pass £7.50 Concession Annual Pass (over 60s/students 18-25/ those receiving state benefits) £5.95 Child Annual Pass (5-17) £3.50 Family Annual Pass (1 adult and up to 4 children) £12.00 Family Annual Pass (2 adults and up to 4 children) £17.50 Under 5s FREE Carers FREE

Upcoming events:

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Facilities and services


  • Education facilities available
  • Facilities for private functions and events
  • Parking for disabled available
  • Refreshments
  • Shop
  • Toilets for disabled
  • Wheelchair access to some public areas
  • Toilets
  • Wi-fi available
  • Restaurant
  • Public car park
  • Reception and lunch facilities for educational groups

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