Museum of South Somerset

Museum of South Somerset
SSDC Lufton Depot
7 Artillery Road
BA22 8RP




01935 462855

All information is drawn from or provided by the venues themselves and every effort is made to ensure it is correct. Please remember to double check opening hours with the venue concerned before making a special visit.

The museum has closed but its collection is housed at the Community Heritage Acces Centre at Lufton.

Venue Type:

Museum, Archive

Opening hours

The Museum of South Somerset in Yeovil closed it's doors on 31/03/2011.

Admission charges

Free but donations welcome at the Community Heritage Access Centre at Lufton.

Additional info

Please note that the museum's storage facility; the Community Heritage Access Centre at SSDC Lufton Depot, 7 Artillery Road, Lufton, Yeovil, Somerset, BA22 8RP is open by appointment, Monday to Friday, 9am - 5pm to the public and community groups. There are over 10,000 historical artefacts and 3000 photographs held at this facility. Please use the contact details for the Heritage and Visitor Information Centre to contact us. Alternatively check out our website below - you can find us in the Lesiure and Culture section.

Includes archaeology from the many Roman Villa sites in South Somerset. Particular strengths of the collection are gloving and the Stiby firearm collection. Items not on display are kept at the Community Heritage Access Centre and can be viewed by appointment.

Collection details

Weapons and War, Trade and Commerce, Social History, Photography, Fine Art, Decorative and Applied Art, Costume and Textiles, Coins and Medals, Archives, Archaeology, Agriculture

Key artists and exhibits

  • Henry Stiby
  • Petters
  • Westland
  • Lufton
  • Ilchester Mead
  • Halstock
  • Gloving