Wells City Archives - Enquiries and Visitors


Everybody is welcome to use the City Archives, brief queries by letter, ‘phone or email are welcome.
If you wish to visit the Archives, you can do so on Tuesday mornings, from 9.30 to 12.00. The Archives Reading Room is at Wells & Mendip Museum, 8 Cathedral Green, Wells, Somerset BA5 2UE.

Visits to the Reading Room are by appointment only.

If you have an enquiry or wish to arrange a visit, please contact Dr Julia Wood, the City Archivist, via our contact us page, or telephone her at the Town Hall on 01749 673477 on a Monday afternoon.

Advance Notice of Temporary Closure

We apologise that Wells City Archives will be closed to readers and to enquiries during the month of December 2018. This is to allow stocktaking to be carried out. The Reading Room will re-open on 8th January 2019. Please still send your enquiries to the City Archivist if you wish, and she will start dealing with them on 8th January 2019.




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