Castle and Museum of Somerset

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

Useful information

Address : 

Taunton Castle, TA1 4AA Taunton

Opening hours

Tue-Sat and Bank Hol Mon 10am-5pm

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