Visitor Information

Chard Museum is on the A30 about 300 yards west of Chard Guildhall.
There are car parks within 200 yards and some limited on-street parking immediately opposite the Museum.

Opening Hours
Chard Museum and Heritage Centre is open from March 19th until November 11th 2018.  Opening hours are 10.00am to 4.00pm Monday to Friday and from 11.00am to 2.00pm on Saturdays. Last admission is 30 minutes before advertised closing time. [Contact us for admission out of hours when a minimum charge will apply.]


Admission is £4 for adults with free entry for accompanied children. Discount vouchers are available in Chard Tourist Information Centre in the leaflet ‘SOMERSET- Things to see & do’ 2015 edition and Discover South Somerset.

Information for Schools

The Museum is always pleased to receive visits from schools and teachers are welcome to make a free visit beforehand to look around the Museum. For details please email:

The Museum also has Resource Boxes on World War II, The Victorians and the local history of Chard which can be loaned to local schools. For more information please contact the chairman via (see contact us).