ST0740 : Bakelite Museum, Williton

taken 3 years ago, near to Williton, Somerset, Great Britain

Bakelite Museum, Williton
Bakelite Museum, Williton
The Bakelite Museum to the west of Williton in Somerset is a treasure trove of all things made from Bakelite and other weird and wonderful hard plastics, such as "Bois Durci" (French for hardened wood) - a natural plastic made from sawdust and ox blood!
You can tell you're getting on in years when you go to a museum and spot things you remember from your childhood - well this place will be a trip down Memory Lane for anyone aged over about 40. Just a fiver to go round (2014), thoroughly recommended for anyone interested in the artefacts of the C20th in particular. It's also got rather a charming little café.
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Date Taken
Monday, 25 August, 2014   (more nearby)
Submitted
Tuesday, 2 September, 2014
Geographical Context
Historic sites and artefacts  Village, Rural settlement 
Place (from Tags)
Williton 
Primary Subject of Photo
Museum 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! ST 0728 4059 [10m precision]
WGS84: 51:9.4215N 3:19.6330W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! ST 0730 4059
View Direction
West-southwest (about 247 degrees)
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