Museum of Somerset receives excellent review in the Museums Journal
4th January 2012
Tim Bryan applauds a revamped museum that has provided fascinating new displays while also enhancing an important historic building.
"Returning to Taunton after a gap of some years, I was unprepared for the dramatic transformation that has followed a £6.9m refurbishment of the Museum of Somerset.
This makeover has clearly extended well beyond the walls of Taunton Castle, where the museum is housed, with landscaping in the courtyard and an airy modern entrance and shop providing visitors with a much better sense of arrival than before."
Tim Bryan is the head of collections and interpretation at the Heritage Motor Centre in Gaydon
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