Somerset Archives and Local Studies

Somerset Heritage Centre exterior

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Opening Hours:

Tuesday to Friday 9am – 5pm

The second Saturday of each month, 9am – 1.30pm.

The office is closed on Mondays, and on public and bank holidays.

Somerset Heritage Centre,
Brunel Way,
Norton Fitzwarren,
01823 278805 (Enquiries)
01823 337600 (Appointments)

The Somerset Archives and Local Studies Service is provided by the South West Heritage Trust, in partnership with Somerset County Council and Devon County Council.  We hold millions of original documents, ranging in date from the eighth century AD to the present day.  We are part of the Somerset Heritage Service, with Historic Environment, Museums and the Victoria County History of Somerset


Last updated:19/09/2016