The more you see, the more we do.
The National Art Pass lets you enjoy free entry to hundreds of museums, galleries and historic places across the UK, while raising money to support them.
The museum tells the story of the town's history from its origins to the present day.
There are displays with artefacts from a nearby Roman hill-fort and the world-famous rope and net-making industries. Amongst the collections held are photographs, costume, lace, dolls, numismatics and fine art. The Local History Collection contains a wide range of materials for people researching their local or family history. There is a programme of temporary exhibitions.