Museums in Yeovil

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1Fleet Air Arm Museum

The Fleet Air Arm Museum is one of the must see attractions in the South West housing the largest collection of Naval Aircraft in Europe. This all weather attraction allows visitors to go on board the See more. first British built Concorde, to try out as a helicopter pilot on the Super X Simulator, and to witness a take off and landing sequence via its award winning Aircraft Carrier Experience. There is a licensed restaurant, childrens adventure park, picnic area and shop all with free parking. Open April - Oct 10am - 5.30 and Nov - March 10am - 4.30pm. Hide.

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2Haynes International Motor Museum

The Haynes motor museum is a living and working showcase which holds over 350 cars and bikes ranging from classics of the 50s and 60s to modern supercars, it also has one of the largest speedway colle See more. ctions in the uk all enclosed within 11 exhibition halls.This makes this one of the best all weather attractions in the South West with fun for all the family. Hide.

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3The Museum of South Somerset

This museum is situated within the heritage and information centre and is free to everyone. There are various displays to be seen here including the Romans in south somerset and the Henry Stiby Gun Co See more. llection as well as history of local industry, costumes and textiles. There temporary exhibitions feature local and national history and projects by local groups. Hide.

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4Chard Museum

Chard Museum has been featured on both radio and television and depicts the history of the town through a series of exhibits featuring notable people and events which have shaped its development from See more. its mention in the Doomsday Book to the present day. Included are features on John Stringfellow, whose aircraft produced the worlds first powered flight, James Gillingham who was an early pioneer of artificial limbs, and many others. Hide.

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5Crewkerne and District Museum and Heritage Centre

Crewkerne and District Museum and Heritage Centre is situated in an attractive historic house in the Market Square, just acros the road from the Local Information Centre. Inside visitors can see how f See more. amilies lived in the 1950's with a realistic kitchen filled with objects from those times. The development of Crewkern both architecturally and historically is shown through photographs, objects and pictures which illustrate life over the last two centuries. Research facilities are also available allowing familys to be traced using parish records, census returns and maps. Hide.

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