Museum of Somerset offers Town Tours in Taunton

By | June 24, 2022
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Here is a wonderful opportunity if you are interested in local history.

Join the Museum’s volunteer guides for a themed walking-tour of Taunton and discover its hidden history.

Choose from:

  • Trade and Industry

Visit historic industrial sites and discover the history of trade and industry

  • Crime and Punishment

Hear about local crimes and trials, including the infamous Bloody Assizes

  • Society and Architecture

Explore the town’s built heritage from the 17th to 20th century

  • Civil War and Religion

Discover the role of Taunton Castle and what happened in Somerset

  • World War One

Learn how local people responded to the challenges of the war

Tours run throughout the summer and autumn. Booking required – £3.50 pp

See this link for more information.  Town Tours – South West Heritage Trust (

Hilary Fisk
Author: Hilary Fisk

Temporary website Editor. Also the lead on the Shared Learning Project on the Knight Family Archive Transcriptions. Committee member 2015 - 2022.

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