Fleet Air Arm Museum

In 1912 a Royal Navy aircraft took off from a platform built for the purpose over the forecastle of HMS HIBERNIA in Weymouth Bay, the first time an aircraft had ever taken off from a ship under way at sea. Since then, the Royal Navy has operated airships,…
Distance: 14.2 miles away

Sherborne Museum

The museum houses an excellent collection of items based on local history, with a large archive collection of photographs, pictures and drawings relating to the town, its environs and characters. Permanent displays include Roman history and earlier; the Abbey from 705; Sherborne Old Castle from 1136; Sheborne Castle…
Distance: 13.3 miles away

Crewkerne Heritage Centre

Crewkerne Heritage Centre is a museum set in the picturesque South Somerset Town of Crewkerne.Crewkerne Heritage Centre opened in 2000 with the aid of Heritage Lottery funding and is run by volunteers. The museum is contained in an historic house, displaying an 18th century front onto Market Square,…
Distance: 5.3 miles away

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