Castle and Museum of Somerset

Dating from the 11-12C, it is well known for being the property of the bishops of Winchester. During the Civil War, Taunton and its castle were under siege on three occasions. Part of it now houses the Somerset County Museum.

Useful information

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Taunton Castle

Opening hours

10am-5pm - closed Sun and Mon (except Bank Hol Mon)

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