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Castle Cary Museum


Opening hours

We are open from April to October: Monday to Friday 10.30 - 12.30 and 14.00 - 16.00, Saturdays 10.30 - 12.30. We are open on Bank Holidays when possible


Tel. 01963 350 680

Postcode BA7 7AH


The museum in Castle Cary is found in the historic Market House, a splendid mid-Victorian building in the centre of town.

We have a large collection of domestic and agricultural implements, archaeological and historical information and artifacts. Displays include; our geology section showing that this area of Somerset was once under the sea; the life of diarist Parson James Woodforde; Douglas Macmillan, the founder of Macmillan Cancer Support: T S Donnes Rope and Twine Works; and John Boyds Horsehair Weaving factory. We also mount other temporary displays of topical interest.

The museum is funded almost entirely by voluntary contributions and staffed by volunteers.

Castle Cary and Ansford District Museum, First Floor, Market House, Castle Cary, Somerset. BA7 7AH


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