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Address: Abbey Farm Chilkwell Street | Abbey Farm, Glastonbury BA6 8DB, England
Phone Number:
+44 1458 831197
10:00 - 17:00
Closed now
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Tue - Sat 10:00 - 17:00

The museum is currently closed for redevelopment. Visit the website for...

The museum is currently closed for redevelopment. Visit the website for further information and to follow the project.

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Closed til next year

The museum has been closed for refurbishment. There will be a tea room, disabled access, gallery and exhibition spaces and a wonderful glass fronted classroom space which can be... read more

Reviewed 26 July 2016
Kath A
Somerset, United Kingdom

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Somerset, United Kingdom
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22 reviews
9 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 July 2016

The museum has been closed for refurbishment. There will be a tea room, disabled access, gallery and exhibition spaces and a wonderful glass fronted classroom space which can be hired.

2 Thank Kath A
Somerset, United Kingdom
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108 reviews
38 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 May 2016

The museum is undergoing a refit and won't be open until 2017 It did need a refurbishment as it was sadly tired. As my daughter said when 3 years old - "Was everything in the old days rusty!??"

1 Thank Bikelovertoo
Ashcott, United Kingdom
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11 reviews
10 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 January 2016

A pretty setting for a lovely Museum, lots of local stories and items here. Old farm equipment, an old Forge, and many changing displays. well worth a visit.

Thank Susan P
London, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 October 2015

Its hard to write a hundred words about somehere we never went because it was shut. It looked like it was closed down, maybe for renovations, or maybe because its the end of the tourist season I dont know. I gave it an average rating purely because as I was trying to establish opening times etc the kids had a... More 

3 Thank Steve M
Cheddar, United Kingdom
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65 reviews
27 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 August 2015

Wonderful free museum lots of local Somerset life to see Coffee shop rather expensive and a little "snobby" Museum of interest to those who want to touch on the life of Somerset of yester tear

Thank 50sammy2
Nuneaton, United Kingdom
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536 reviews
252 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 215 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 August 2015 via mobile

Just be aware that the museum is currently closed for a major refurbishment. I'm sure it will be stunning when it reopens and I can't wait to visit such a wonderful building.

Thank andyandkaths
Mullumbimby, New South Wales, Australia
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88 reviews
42 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 March 2015

I love visiting the Abbey Barn the architecture of the Barn is so great and all the history as well. its great to wander around the old farmhouse there and its set in a great spot on the way to the tor in an apple orchard with some sheep and chickens. it really has that authentic feel, you can also... More 

Thank lbridges1
Somerset, United Kingdom
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26 reviews
21 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 September 2014

Lovely step back in time to get the flavour and atmosphere of the past era. Unfortunately this facility has been closed for approx a year due to austerity cuts. To be reviewed at the next financial revue next yerr.

Thank Baldric2015
Measham, United Kingdom
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189 reviews
51 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 128 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 June 2014

Visited today, sign on gate says closed for renovation, reopen 2016, worth a walk, picked up the glastonbury millennium walk by accident, this is really informative stroll around this very spiritual town.

3 Thank balddove
Glastonbury, United Kingdom
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25 reviews
8 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 May 2014

I have taken my 3 year old granddaughter to visit the museum several times. Staff are very friendly and helpful and she loves going for a visit here.

Thank Winnie680

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