Blake Museum is a 16th century house located in the heart of Bridgwater, a historic market town and port, first mentioned as Brugie in the Domesday Book of 1086. The Museum was first opened to the public in 1926 and it is said that Robert Blake, the town’s most famous citizen, was born in the house in 1598.
Blake Museum is the local museum for archaeology and history of Bridgwater. With the collections covering Bridgwater and the surrounding areas, we have fascinating displays waiting for you to discover.
You are welcome to bring your own food and enjoy a picnic in the museum garden or take a stroll in the adjoining Blake Gardens.
The museum is open from 10.00am – 4.00pm LAST ENTRY is at 3.00pm. Tuesday to Saturday. From Tues. 2nd April to Fri. 1st Nov. 2019 We are closed on Mondays, Sundays and Bank Holidays. Entry is FREE Donations most welcome.
Coffee Mornings Take place on the last Thursday of each month From 10.30am – 12.00noon.