West Somerset Rural Life Museum



The Museum building was the village school from 1821 - 1981 and is leased from the National Trust. It currently houses a large collection of objects depicting local rural ,industrial and domestic life from the past. There is a Victorian schoolroom with original furniture and school items and games. Visits from children are welcome and role play encouraged. The museum possesses a large photographic archive of West Somerset villages and towns.

There are outside buildings containing numerous exhibits, as well as an attractive garden with some seating. The museum has a small shop and second hand books for sale.

Free car parking is available close by and next to the museum is a working forge . The village PO sells teas and coffees which are served in the garden.

The museum will not be open before June21st and details of opening days and times will be posted on our website www.allerfordmuseum.org.uk.