See behind the scenes and view the heritage of Yeovil and South Somerset.
Community Heritage Access Centre
CHAC is a storage facility holding over 25,000 objects and 5,000 photographs concerning Yeovil and South Somerset's history and heritage. It is usually only open Mon — Fri by appointment but on Sat 21st Sept 2019 between 10.00 and 14.00, visitors can take part in guided tours of the environmentally controlled stores.
You can see, amongst other things, the Westland Roman Villa Mosaic, Petter's Engines, the Angel Inn Statue and panel, gloving equipment and gloves, riot jugs and paintings, plus aspects of the costume and photographic collections. Staff and volunteers will be able to assist you and will be leading the tours. Yeovil in the 1960s Photographic Walks will be available to view.
Sat 21st Sept: 10am-2pm
Call: 01935 462855
CHAC is a storage facility with Accredited Museum Status. Please note that there are steep stairs to one floor and part of the ground floor is not accessible by wheelchair. A disabled toilet is available.
Max 15 people per tour/session. 40 minutes per tour. CHAC is based in a working council depot, please be careful when you arrive and leave the site as council vehicles will be using the depot. Contact for the day: Joseph Lewis 01935 462855
South Somerset District Council,
7 Artillery Road,
Lufton Trading Estate,
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