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Market House Museum
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Established 1979
Location Watchet, Somerset

The Market House Museum is a small museum in Watchet, Somerset, England.

The building was constructed in 1820 on the site of the previous market house which had been demolished in 1805. It was converted into a museum in 1979. It is a Grade II listed building.

It houses a collection of exhibits about the natural history of Watchet and the surrounding area. The focus is on nautical and maritime history of the port.

Artefacts include those relating to: Archaeology, Coins and Medals, Land Transport, Maritime, Natural Sciences, Science and Technology and Social History.

At the rear of the museum building is the old town lock up.

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