Mere museum is home to a local history collection with a good photographic archive. Displays are changed every few months. Six volumes of copies of old local photographs are available for public viewing and copies of any of them can be supplied. A detailed pictorial map of Mere is on permanent display and small copies are on sale.
The museum's collections number in excess of 6000 objects. The main categories are as follows:
Photographs of life in Mere
Objects of local interest relating to local trades, events, societies, churches, persons, the two world wars, pastimes and schools
Weapons and War, Trade and Commerce, Toys and Hobbies, Sport, Social History, Science and Technology, Religion, Photography, Personalities
Key artists and exhibits
- 19th century photographs