The gardens, children's play area and café are open. The museum and exhibition gallery will open on 21 May. Pre-book tickets for the 1st week of our Carinthia West exhibition on the what's on page

Become a member

By becoming a member you help care for the Museum’s permanent collection, our Grade 1 listed home (Claverton Manor) and our transformed gardens. We really couldn’t do it without your support.

As a member, you’ll be able to enjoy our ever-changing gardens and special exhibitions, enjoy engaging events throughout the year (some additional charges may apply) as well as exploring one of the South West’s unique museum collections.

Membership gives you free entry to the Museum during normal opening hours. You will also receive a copy of our annual publication America in Britain, an e-newsletter, and information about special member events and fundraising projects.