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Rural Life Museum

The SBPT are currently working in partnership with the South West Heritage Trust and Somerset County Council to bring about a full renovation of the Rural Life Museum in Glastonbury.    The project is being supported by Viridor Credits Environment Compay, the Heritage Lottery Fund, Garfield Weston, the National Trust and the Friends of the Rural Life Museum.  The museum is currently closed but will re-open early in the Spring of 2017.

More information about this project can be found on the dedicated website at

The image below shows an early photograph Abbey Barn before it became part of the museum site.  This nationally important 14th century building is a Scheduled Ancient Monument and will undergo repairs as part of the renovation project.