The West Country Sights

Somerset Rural Life Museum

  • Chilkwell St. Map It
  • Glastonbury

Published 08/30/2016

Fodor's Review

Occupying a Victorian farmhouse and a 14th-century abbey tithe barn, this museum tells the story of life in Somerset. More than 90 feet in length, the barn once stored the one-tenth portion of the town's produce that was owed to the church. Exhibits illustrate 19th-century farming practices, and there's a cider-apple orchard nearby. Events designed for children take place most weekends during school holidays. Note that the museum will be closed for renovation until 2016. For a good walk, take the scenic footpath from the museum that leads up to the tor, a half mile east.

Sight Information

Address:

Chilkwell St., Glastonbury, BA6 8DB, England

Map It

Phone:

01458-831197

Sight Details:

  • Free

Published 08/30/2016

Advertisement

Map View

Map of



What's Nearby

  • Restaurants
  • Sights
  • Hotels

See all sights in The West Country

Add Your Own Review

When did you go?

Minimum 200 character count

How many stars would you give?

Experience

Ease

Value

Don't Miss

No Thanks