Allerford Museum
the home of
The West Somerset Rural Life Museum
The Victorian Schoolroom
The West Somerset Photographic Archive

The Old School, Allerford, Minehead, Somerset TA24 8HN.
Telephone: 01643 862529    
                      Registered Charity No. 1065071

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In the area beside and behind the old school are several outbuildings in which the tools and artefacts of various
rural trades and occupations are displayed. A shoemaker’s shop is next to the dairy and the blacksmith, forestry,
cider making, thatching and carpentry trades etc. are represented further on. Agriculture has provided many
specialised hand tools as well as the horse ploughs, seed drills and general farming equipment on show. Old
gardening tools and lawn mowers also have their place.