Minehead TIC

Minehead Museum

Welcome to the history of Minehead!

  • Why is Minehead called Minehead?
  • What inflammatory event happened in 1791?
  • What are the origins of the Minehead Hobby Horse?
  • What happened on North Hill during the  world wars?

Why not come along to find out the answers to the above questions - and learn more about Minehead's origins

How to find us

We are located near the seafront, opposite West Somerset Railway, inside The Beach Hotel

Our address is: The Beach Hotel, The Avenue, Minehead, Somerset, TA24 5AP

Opening Hours

From mid March we are open Tuesday to Saturday 10am to 4pm, and Sundays 11am - 4pm


The museum is run as a not for profit organisation by a dedicated team of volunteers.  We look forward to welcoming you.

For more information, see http://www.mineheadmuseum.co.uk/