West Country Museums

Lifting the lid on Tiverton's multicultural history

A new exhibition at Tiverton Museum has uncovered the town's links with the slave trade 300 years ago

Fleet Air Arm museum in Somerset is saved thanks to emergency funding

The National Museum of the Royal Navy, which includes the Fleet Air Arm museum at RNAS Yeovilton, is to receive emergency Government funding to secure its future. The closure during lockdown has left a shortfall of £6.35 million.

Modern technology is being used to preserve Brunel's ss Great Britain remotely

Engineers are able to work from home during the coronavirus lockdown to maintain the ship's dry dock.