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Welcome to Mere Museum – THE site to visit for the history of Mere.

Mere Museum was founded in 1970 and has gone from strength to strength ever since. The collection now boasts well over 7,000 items – all available for visitors
to see!

Mere Museum, Barton Lane, Mere, Wilts BA12 6JA

Hon Curator:  Dr Jenny Wilding
Curator Emeritus: Dr David Longbourne MBE

Opening Times

Mondays, 10 a.m. – 7 p.m | Tuesdays, 9.30 a.m. – 5 p.m

Wednesdays, 9.30a.m. – 1 p.m

Thursdays 9.30a.m. – 5 p.m | Fridays, 9.30a.m. – 5 p.m

Saturdays 9.30 a.m. – 1p.m.




Here are some of the things our visitors say about us!

As always, an absolute delight.

Marvellous exhibition – wish I could stay longer.

So nice to see a local man’s work on show.

Very informative – helped me with my project enormously.

The Museum and Library are a credit to the Town of Mere. It is impressive (to say the least)
that history is preserved in this way, especially for Mere citizens.  Australia has nothing like this!


Latest News

We are delighted to announce that our new exhibition, titled ‘The town store in the county’, John Walton & Co. ...

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