The museum is the gateway to Wells and Mendip and includes a Visitor Information Centre.
Explore the diverse collection which includes fossils, medieval carved sculpture, samplers, Roman mining, prehistoric flints, cave exploration, dollhouse, miniature antique shop and a Harry Patch memorial.
Don't Miss!The legendary 'Witch of Wookey Hole', a skeleton excavated in the caves in 1908.
There are currently no events happening at Wells and Mendip Museum.
We are looking for more volunteers to help with front of house and visitor information, particularly on weekends. If you would like to join our welcoming team we can offer you a varied role providing local & regional information to visitors, making accommodation bookings, selling concert/event and entrance tickets and dealing with shop sales as well as free membership of our Friends Scheme, an opportunity to work in an interesting environment and gain experience for your CV. There are also other opportunities in areas of collection and archive management, marketing, exhibitions and website.
No accommodation is currently listed. To advertise here contact us.
The Museum offers visits and resources for schools and adult groups. Please contact the Museum for more information.
The Museum can assist researchers with enquiries about local history, local people and archaeology with access to the collection, to the Wells City Archives and to an extensive reference library on site. Please contact the Museum for more information.
Commercial Hire & Services
The Museum has a large equiped Lecture Room, a smaller meeting room ad garden, which are all available for hire. To enquire about using the space for your event, please contact the Museum.
Other Useful Information
Become a Friend of Wells & Mendip Museum
If you are not already a Friend please join now; the annual ticket for individual membership is only £7.50 or £12 for family membership.
Museum membership entitles you to free entry to the museum and all exhibitions for 12 months, regularly emailed newsletters, and free use of the museum library for research, free entry to WNHAS lectures, invitations to selected previews and openings of museum exhibitions as well as a 10% discount on purchases from the museum shop.
For more details and an application form, contact 01749 673477 or [email protected]