What will YOU discover?
The museum is full of surprising and fascinating items and facts. We’ve made a list of a few but come and see what historical gems you can discover.
DISCOVER – how Frome developed over thousands of years
DISCOVER – how the common teazel was used when making cloth
DISCOVER – why the River Frome no longer floods in the town centre
DISCOVER – the rise of Butler and Tanner printers to worldwide status
DISCOVER – how many coins were in the Frome Hoard
DISCOVER – how Frome raised enough money to buy a Spitfire in WW2
AND DISCOVER – how Singers helped supply munitions for the war
AND – why the playfield is called the Mary Baily playing field
AND – the carved Tudor rose still visible in a Cheap Street shop
AND – how the local vet cared for the exotic Longleat Safari animals
AND – the astonishing number of listed buildings in Frome