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Frome Museum

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Good introduction to the history of Frome

This museum is housed in an angular building on a difficult site (inspired by the flatiron building... read more

Reviewed 20 August 2018
Lancaster, United Kingdom
Small but worth a visit

Had some time to kill last Saturday so called in for a look. Basically just two rooms, but full of... read more

Reviewed 11 July 2017
Trowbridge, United Kingdom
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Frome Heritage Museum is a busy hub in the town with ever-changing exhibitions and events on the go! Completely run by volunteers, it has fascinating permanent exhibits and a timeline of Frome's past. Donations are welcome.
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2 North Parade, Frome BA11 1AT, England
+44 1373 454611
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Reviewed 20 August 2018

This museum is housed in an angular building on a difficult site (inspired by the flatiron building in New York?). It isn't particularly big but it contains a lot of information about Frome and its history, particularly its past industries. There's a good selection of...More

1  Thank lochgorm
Reviewed 8 July 2018

Located in the heart of Frome. Excellent display of the history of Frome and surrounding villages. The staff, all volunteers, were informative and most helpful. Well worth a visit. Free entrance.

1  Thank HawaiiSeaDog
Reviewed 16 July 2017

I tried to visit the museum on a Monday but the door was locked. There was no information on the exterior as to opening times , admission fees or contents.

Thank H11LSW
Reviewed 11 July 2017

Had some time to kill last Saturday so called in for a look. Basically just two rooms, but full of local mining and brewing exhibits and information. Interesting time line charts and a small selection of well priced, pre-loved books. Lovely staff. Recommended if you...More

Thank ianpaulwalters
Reviewed 21 May 2017

We visited on Saturday morning and it was a little delight. Had no idea of the industry previously based in Frome nor of the connection between Siegfried Sassoon and Christina Rosetti. The dedicated volunteers on hand were very informative and there are changing exhibitions as...More

1  Thank Hester M
Reviewed 27 April 2017

Frome is an up and coming town these days, and it's museum, tiny as it is, has a very good insight into the town's past. The staff are very helpful, friendly and knowledgeable about the town. There is a very interesting display of the Frome...More

Thank Rutti
Reviewed 17 September 2016

A small museum run by knowledgeable volunteers with some interesting exhibits. A good place to while away an odd half hour.

Thank Dianne J
Reviewed 14 September 2016 via mobile

Small little museum, 2 rooms, worth a visit if in frome, does not take long to view items displayed. Free entry, donation requested but not compulsory.

Thank Nathan2865
Reviewed 6 September 2016

This little museum is a must for any visitors to Frome , where you can gather information about the History of this delightful and architecturally rich Town , various exhibitions are held and are well worth keeeping an eye on

Thank Brian P
Reviewed 1 September 2016

A small and modestly presented collection but with plenty to enjoy concerning this interesting town.

Thank Lynn B
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