Bridgwater Museum
Blake House
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Robert Blake Who was Blake PDF The Battle of Sedgemoor 1685 WWI Records Indices of cuttings from the Bridgwater Mercury 1914 - 1918 Bridgwater Castle Franciscan Friary The Bridgwater Motor car
We reserve the right to close the museum or any part thereof without prior notice
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 Alfred Jewel (replica) The Siege of Bridgwater
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Bridgwater’s Heritage
WWI Records Indices of cuttings from the Bridgwater Mercury 1914 - 1918
Exhibition Dates 2018 April 3rd - May 5th Photos from the Douglas Allen Collection May 22nd- June 23rd Sedgemoor Stitchers June 26th - July 28th Robert Blake July 31st - Sept 1st WW1 1918 Sept 4th - Sept 29th British Cellophane Oct 2nd - Oct 27th Bridgwater Baptist Art Group
Download a museum brochure here
Books, Publications & Souvenirs may be obtained from the Friends Shop
Douglas Allen Photo Collection 1954 - 1961 wedding photographs now available for purchase. See here
Blake Family Tree The Blake family tree has been digitised and is available here. 
The museum is open from 10.00am - 4.00pm LAST ENTRY is at 3.00pm. Tuesday to Saturday. From Tues. 3rd April to Fri. 2nd Nov. 2018 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 10.30 - 12.00
Temporary Exhibition
The Bridgwater Baptist Art Group presents An Exhibition of Work From Tues 2nd Oct - Sat 27th Oct 2018