*The Museum will be closed 11 and 13 September*

The Museum tells the story of brick and tile making, one of the many labour-intensive industries once found in Somerset. The core of the Museum is the only traditional brick kiln remaining in the South West. It was one of six at the former Barham Brothers’ Yard in East Quay, Bridgwater, and was last fired in 1965.

Brick and Tile Museum

Bridgwater produced an impressive variety of bricks, tiles, terracotta plaques and other wares that created the look of many Somerset towns. The kiln is a Scheduled Ancient Monument and was saved from destruction in the 1990s.

Tiles Being Made

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Somerset Brick and Tile Museum

Coming up this half term!

October 30th 10:30 - 13:00

Make an autumn leaf bowl (take home later when fired)
Design and craft a beautiful clay bowl. Would make a great Xmas present!

£3 per bowl, 3+, no unaccompanied children, limited parking.
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The wait is over, your dino tiles are fired and ready to collect! We are open Tuesdays and Thursdays 10 -4pm. ... See MoreSee Less

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Our rooftop dragon is looking triumphant in the sunshine today! ... See MoreSee Less

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