Montacute TV, Radio and Toy Museum
This unique and quirky Somerset attraction provides the perfect destination for a family day out. Recently visited by BBC2’s Antiques Road Trip. Tim Wannacott described it as ..”the largest museum of its kind containing anything and everything from our best loved TV and radio shows.” David Harper called it “one cracking museum.” Whether you like Westerns, comedy programmes, detective series or soap’s there is something for everyone leaving you smiling and reminiscing including hundreds of vintage wirelesses, novelty transistors & TV’s.
New for 2011!
“Exterminate, Exterminate!!!” “Thunderbirds are GO!!!” “It’s life Jim, but not as we know it!!!” Dr Who, Thunderbirds and Star Trek are part of a fantastic new sci-fi exhibition with full size Dalek, Davros, Cybermen, and much more. A range of Gerry Anderson programmes includes Thunderbirds Captain Scarlet, Stingray, Joe 90 and UFO.
Afterwards enjoy lunch, a cream tea or snack in our delightful conservatory or garden. Explore Montacutes picturesque village used in Jane Austen’s ‘Sense & Sensability’ you can even stay the night in our comfortable 3star B&B accommodation, details on our web site.
From 9th April to 30th October
Weekdays & Saturdays including Bank Holiday Mondays: 11am to 5pm & Sundays 12pm to 5pm. October closes at 4pm.
School holidays: Usually open everyday. Check our website for other school holidays
Term Time: Usually closed Mondays & Tuesdays. There may be other exceptions please check nearer the time of your proposed visit particularly if travelling a long way
Family: (2 adults & 2 children) £19.99
- Toilet WC
- Disabled access