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Blake Museum

5 Blake Street, Bridgwater, Somerset, TA6 3NB, Tel: 01278 456127

Blake Museum is a 16th century house located in the heart of Bridgwater, a historic market town and port, first mentioned as    Brugie in the Domesday Book of 1086.  The Museum was first opened to the public in 1926 and it is said that Robert Blake,    the town's most famous citizen, was born in the house in 1598. 

Blake Museum is the local museum for archaeology and history of Bridgwater. 

As well as material about Bridgwater, the museum covers the villages in the area extending from south of Burnham-on-Sea    and Highbridge in the north, to Thurloxton in the south, and Ashcott in the east to beyond Nether Stowey in the west.

Visit the Blake Museum website

  • Blake Museum
  • An image of Robert Blake
  • Historic picture of Bridgwater
  • A medieval tile from Bridgwater Friary
  • The launch of the Irene 1907,  the last ship to be built at  Carvers Yard in Bridgwater

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