Planning a Visit

The museum is now closed in its current location.

Due to the COVID-19 outbreak and government recommendations on social distancing, opening at Newton's Place is postponed indefinitely


Museum and GWR Room

Please note that the museum is now closed in its current location.

St Leonard’s Tower

Open mid-May - September on Wednesdays 10am - 1pm.


Plus some Saturdays, usually when there is an event on in the town centre.

Free Entry

2019 Saturdays:

  • 8th June: Summer Motorshow
  • 7th September: Autumn Fayre
  • 14th September: Town Criers Competition
  • 28th September: Late Summer Motorshow

Walks - Town Trails

During the closure period why not try our self-guided Town Trails?

See our interactive map for details.