Coronovirus Closure                      

It has been decided to close the museum until further notice in order to protect our volunteers. Apologies for any disappointments.

The museum will be open as soon as it is safe and prudent to do so. Please keep up to date with any developments here.

Donate an object to the Museum of Bath Stone

If you have an item you believe would be perfect for our collection or displays, we’d love to hear from you. 

Naturally we are particularly interested in artefacts that may have been used in the quarries and stone mines of Combe Down, but we are also interested in documents and photos that help to illustrate the life of those people who have lived on Combe Down.

To contact us about donating an object, please use our contact form.

The Museum of Bath Stone is very grateful to those who donate objects to its collection and under the UK’s Cultural Gifts Scheme, tax reduction is available for income tax, capital gains or corporation tax liabilities when donating an object to the Museum of Bath Stone.

The Acceptance in Lieu scheme enables UK tax payers to transfer important works of art and other heritage objects to the nation while paying Inheritance Tax, or one of its earlier forms. The taxpayer is credited the full open market value of the item, which, if appropriate, is then allocated to the museum.

The Trustees of the Museum of Bath Stone are obliged to make sure that every acquisition is in line with our policy, and that we have the resources to conserve and store donated objects appropriately. If the museum cannot accommodate your gift, we may be able to suggest an alternative recipient.