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Wells and Mendip Museum, Somerset


  • Located in Wells, Somerset, South West England, England
  • Wells and Mendip Museum, 8 Cathedral Green, Wells, Somerset BA5 2UE
  • Excellent local museum covering Wells City and The Mendips
  • Opened 1930
  • Formerly a canonical house, home to Chancellor
  • Among exhibits, the stuffed body of the first swan to ring the moat bell at the Bishop's gatehouse for its food

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www.wellsmuseum.org.uk
Wells and Mendip Museum, Somerset


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