Situated just below Glastonbury Tor the Museum is a unique heritage attraction on the site of the former Abbey Farm. Here you can explore rural life from the 1800s onwards and discover more about the county’s heritage.

Our special discounted rate for group visits includes a complimentary guided tour of the Museum which can be tailored from thirty minutes to one hour.

Our knowledgeable team will guide your group around the galleries explaining the remarkable collections on display. You can also discover more about the Mapstone family who lived and worked at Abbey Farm.

Refreshments and Shop

The Grain Store Café serves delicious locally-sourced food and drink. The lunch menu  includes sandwiches, salads, soups and platters. Homemade cakes and cream teas are also available.

Locally produced arts and crafts, gifts and souvenirs are available in the Museum shop.


We are open 10.00 am – 5.00 pm Tuesday – Sunday (Easter to the end of October) and Tuesday – Saturday (November to Easter.) You can find directions here.

Free parking for up to 40 cars is available on site and can be reserved for groups.

The Museum offers good access for visitors with disabilities. There are accessible toilets, automatic doors and a lift. There is level access on each floor of the buildings with space to manoeuvre between displays.


Pre-booking for group visits is required. Please contact us on 01458 831197 or

Discounted group rate (12 or more) to include a guided tour of the site:

£4.91 per person

£4.05 concessions (over 60s)

Pay in advance, or on the day of your visit, by cash, credit card or cheque made payable to ‘South West Heritage Trust.’ Payment should be made in a single transaction.