FREE ADMISSION | Open Mid – March to the end of October Tuesday – Saturday 10.00 – 16.00 Sunday 11.00 – 16.00

Discover
Minehead’s
Traditions…

Discover
Minehead’s
History…

Discover Minehead's Traditions...

Minehead Hobby Horse

Discover Minehead's History...

Minehead Hobby Horse ©Alfred Vowles

Welcome to Minehead Museum

Whether you are in Minehead for your holidays or living nearby, there is something of interest for everyone, here at our unique museum in The Beach Hotel, opposite Minehead’s Steam Railway station.

Experience the fascinating history of Minehead and Alcombe and discover the history of the Hobby Horse, the famous Swimming Pool, The Great Fire, world-famous author, Sir Arthur C. Clarke, the Lifeboats and the Pier, which was dismantled in WW2. Plus many other exhibits.

Exhibits

Discover our exciting exhibits including the Hobby Horse, Punch & Judy and lots more!

Publications

Get to know the history of Minehead through our selection of books. All produced by local people.

News

Keep up to date! Check out our news posts, quarterly newsletters and newsletter archive.

Exhibits

Discover our exciting exhibits including the Hobby Horse, Punch & Judy and lots more!

Publications

Get to know the history of Minehead through our selection of books. All produced by local people.

News

Keep up to date! Check out our news posts, quarterly newsletters and newsletter archive.

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Visiting Us

A large pay and display car park is next to the museum and no.28 bus stop is by the railway station on the sea front.

For visitors requiring level access please note that there are steps at the museum entrance, level access to the museum and tourist information centre is through the Beach Hotel conservatory. Admission Free.

Normally open mid March to end of October – open every day except Mondays, from 10.00am to 4.00pm, or 11.00am to 4.00pm on Sundays and Bank Holiday Mondays. Also open on Mondays during the holiday season.

Minehead Museum, Beach Hotel Complex, The Avenue, Minehead, TA24 5AP